The yangon international airport in myanmar has resumed flights on September 9. The airport's runway had previously been closed after a passenger plane skidded off the runway while landing.
All 35 people on board the Bangladesh airlines flight were quickly evacuated and accommodated, the yangon airport company said in a statement. The injured passengers and crew were taken to several hospitals for treatment.
After the incident, 18 domestic and international flights were diverted to airports near Rangoon because runways were temporarily closed, the statement said. After cleaning up, yangon international airport resumed operations at about 21:00 local time on August 8.
Some international flights from China, Malaysia and India were cancelled in the morning, although flights were already taking off and landing at yangon international airport. The flights of China Eastern airlines and sichuan airlines from China to yangon have been resumed as scheduled, and the flights of China international airlines to yangon will be resumed from Monday.
Several people were injured when a Bangladesh airlines jetliner, a small twin-propeller jetliner, crashed into heavy rain and skidded off the runway at Rangoon international airport Sunday night.