Myanmar Air Force Shaanxi Y-8 skids off the runway during takeoff at Yangon International Airport (VYYY), in Myanmar, today at around 10:30 a.m.
“As the plane was taking off for training, it skidded off the runway due to a left side engine failure,” said Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun.
There were no injuries reported.
The airport was temporarily closed and inbound flights from China, Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore were suspended until 2 p.m.
The Y-8 transport aircraft is the the derivative of Soviet Antonov An-12, was manufactured by Shaanxi Aircraft Corporation in China.
In 2017, a Y-8 military aircraft crashed into the Andaman Sea, killing 122 people.