Myanmar Aviation authorities remove wreckage of Biman aircraft from runway

- A Monitor Report 15 May, 2019 | 2489 Views|-+
Yangon: The wreckage of ill fated Q 400 aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines has been removed from the runway of Yangon International Airport (YIA), a civil aviation sources said.

The wreckage has been divided into three parts and carried into a different location.

“We have moved the wreckage to the land plot behind the building where the fire engines are kept. It is supervised by the Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited (YACL). The expenses will be paid by the airlines later,” said Ye Htut Aung, Deputy Director General, Department for Civil Aviation (DCA).

An aircraft investigation board is formed to find out the cause of Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane crash at YIA and the airline will pay compensation to the YACL to repair the damage in runway at the airport, according to the DCA.

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight carrying six crew members and 28 passengers skidded off the runway on landing at the YIA in the evening of May 8, injuring 19 people including the crew members.

“The ministry has formed an investigation committee to know about cause of the accident and the result, which is yet to come out. We will discuss about it with aviation authorities in Bangladesh,” he said.

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