Biman 6-member probe body to investigate Yangon crash landing

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Photo: AFPBiman Bangladesh Airlines, the national flag carrier, formed a six-member committee on Thursday to investigate the crash landing of one of its flights at Myanmar's Yangon Airport on Wednesday, reports UNB.

The committee is headed by chief of flight safety Captain Shoeb Chwodhury, said Biman General Manager (public relations) Shakil Meraj.

Meanwhile, the Civil Aviation Authority Bangladesh formed a separate committee to investigate the incident. Details about the body were not immediately available.

A Biman flight from Dhaka skidded off the runway while landing at Yangon Airport on Wednesday evening due to inclement weather, injuring a number of people on board.

Fourteen of the injured have been hospitalised in Myanmar and four released from hospital after treatment, Meraj said.

"Biman will ensure the highest treatment of the injured," he said.

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