Three killed in Myanmar military chopper crash

Yangon, Jan 12 (IANS) Three army men died after a military helicopter crashed in Myanmar's Kachin state, Xinhua reported Saturday.

The accident occurred Friday morning in state capital Myitkyina, official sources said.

The incident, in which both pilots and a sergeant were killed, occurred when the helicopter while returning to the Myitkyina air force base crashed in a forest due to engine failure, 48 km from Myitkyina, sources added.

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