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North East

Myanmar plane for repatriation of soldiers crashes at Mizoram airport, 8 injured

Aizawl, January 23: A Myanmar military plane crashed at the Lengpui airport on the outskirts of Aizawl on Tuesday, officials said. The small plane had arrived here to take back the Myanmarese soldiers who crossed over to India last week, following gunfights with an ethnic insurgent group, they said. There were 14 people on the plane and 8 of them were injured in the accident, which happened around 10.20 am, officials said. While landing, it overshot the tabletop runway of the Mizoram government-run airport and crashed. The impact of the...

IAF’s MiG-21 crashes in Rajasthan

3 civilians killed, pilot safe JAIPUR, MAY 8: A MiG 21 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed on a house in the Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan on Monday, leaving 3 women dead and as many others injured on the ground, police said. The pilot ejected from the plane and is undergoing treatment at the Suratgarh military hospital, IG, Bikaner range, Om Prakash said. The pilot made all efforts to avert human casualties and crash-landed the plane on the outskirts of a village, he said. "Three women have...