The wreckage of a missing Myanmar military plane and three bodies have been found in the sea, the Defence Services Office said on Thursday.
According to the statement, the rescue team recovered bodies of one man, one woman and one child, as well as a tyre believed to be the plane’s wheel, two life jackets and some bags.
The aircraft of the Myanmar Air Force, with 122 people aboard, including 108 military personnel, family members and 14 crew members, lost contact with the ground off the coast of southern Tanintharyi region on Wednesday on its flight from Myeik to Yangon.
The military plane took off from Myeik air base at 1:06 p.m.local time (0636 GMT).
The aircraft was on a round trip transport mission along the route Yangon-Myeik-Pokkpyin.