Myanmar officials say pilot error and poor weather may have contributed to the Dec. 25 crash of an Air Bagan Fokker 100. The information ministry says the pilots tried to land the aircraft at Heho Airport in heavy fog and mistook a road for the runway, hitting a power line, landing on the road and then sliding into a rice paddy. One passenger and a motorist on the road died. Eleven passengers were injured, according to the ministry. The aircraft, a Fokker 100 built in 1991, was on a flight ...
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