A Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane with 33 people on board from Dhaka has skidded off the runway at Yangon International Airport in Myanmar and 19 of them have been hospitalised.
The 19 injured were admitted to North Okkalapa General Hospital, Bangladesh Ambassador to Myanmar Manjurul Karim Khan Chowdhury told from the hospital by telephone.
The others on board the flight were also injured, but released after first-aid at the airport, the ambassador said.
The injuries were not life-threatening, he added.
Photos at Yangon International Airport today evening, Biman Airline flight slipped off runway at Yangon International Airport today evening.
There was no fire and all on board are said to have survived, it added in an entry on the accident on its website.
The flight BG060 had 33 people on board – 29 passengers, including a child, two pilots, and two cabin crew, according to Shakil, a Biman general manager.
The plane left Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 3:45pm and was landing at 6:22pm Bangladesh time, Shakil said.
The injured included a pilot identified as Shamim Nazrul, Civil Aviation and Tourism Secretary Mohibul Haque earlier told .