In just a couple of years, Myanmar has witnessed several emergency landings and crashes.
On Wednesday, a commercial plane slid off the runway at the Yangon airport, leaving eleven passengers injured.
In 2017, the country saw the deadliest plane crash in its history when a military aircraft crashed into the Andaman Sea, killing 122 passengers, including children.
In 2016 and 2012, 3 more major crashes were registered.
Now there has been another one, just days since the Yangon accident.
On Sunday, a pilot from Myanmar was forced to make an emergency landing on the back landing gear when the front wheels failed to deploy.
The pilot tried several emergency procedures, including manually pulling out the front wheels, but nothing worked. Luckily, no one was injured and the landing was seriously impressive.
Scroll down to see the photos and videos of what was happening both outside and inside of the plane as it landed on its back wheels...
2 plane crashes happened in one week in Myanmar.On Wednesday last week, one plane crash-landed and slid off the runway at the Yangon airport, Daily Mail reports.
The Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight had got caught in the storm.It skidded off the runway when it was landing. The plane seemed to be broken in 2 places.
There were thirty-three people on board.Eleven of them were injured, but, luckily, none of the injuries were life-threatening.
The Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 plane was flying from Bangladesh’s Dhaka-Srahjalal International Airport.According to The Independent, a spokesperson of Biman Airlines has confirmed that the crash happened due to poor weather conditions.
The plane was operated by 2 pilots and 2 flight attendants.One of the pilots was injured in the crash but, again, was not injured.
Yangon Airport closed after the crash.Upcoming flights, both incoming and outbound, were either redirected or cancelled.
Some people who were at the airport managed to catch photos of the damage.
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The stormy weather has recently taken down a few other commercial and military flights.Global News reports, the country saw one of its deadliest crashes when a military plane crashed into the Andaman Sea.
One hundred and twenty-two people were on board and there were no survivors.
Twenty-one adults and 8 children died that day.
Many of the bodies were found in pieces and none were wearing life jackets.Global News says that the Y8-200F plane had lost contact twenty-nine minutes after takeoff.
It was flying at 18,000 feet.
The military also spotted patches of oil eighteen miles from Dawei.
Bad weather was blamed for the crash.
A month later, the BBC shared more details about the accident.Investigations revealed that the pilot had lost control of the plane when it entered a thick storm cloud.
"Ice had formed on the wings and sudden crosswinds had led the plane to stall."
The black box also confirmed that the crash was "not from any act of sabotage, explosion, or engine failure."
In 2016, there was another military plane crash.An air force plane crashed in Nay Pyi Taw, killing all 5 of its crew members.
Then, a few months later, a helicopter with 3 officers inside crashed in central Myanmar.In 2012, a commercial plane made an emergency landing, then burst into flames. 2 passengers sadly died. Now another emergency landing has befallen in Mandalay but everyone made it out safely.
According to Daily Mail, a commercial plane's front wheels failed during landing on Sunday.The touchdown was "nail-biting," as you'll see in the videos below.
The Myanmar Airlines flight landed with no casualties at 9 am.Mandalay is a popular destination for tourists coming to Myanmar.
The plane carried eighty-nine passengers and 7 crew members.
He then did 2 fly-bys past the air control tower to check visually if the wheels had come out. They hadn't.
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Once the plane landed, smoke started curling around passengers' feet as they rushed to the emergency exists.
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When his attempts through the computer system failed, he then tried solving the problem manually.
"So they had to land with the back wheels... The pilot could land it skillfully. There were no casualties."Myanmar National Airlines' engineers arrived at the airport and checked the plane over.
One passenger, Soe Moe, said, "Smoke came out a little when we landed... All passengers are okay."The pilot had managed to inform the control tower of the technical issue before attempting to land.
All thanks to the Engine Indicating and Crew Alerting System, which warned the pilot of a failure in the front landing gear.Following the emergency landing, all flights at the airport were suspended. Only smaller aircrafts were allowed to resume their operations 2 hours later.
Larger aircrafts were expected to be allowed on the runways by late afternoon.
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