A Myanmar military plane carrying 116 people went missing on Wednesday.
It was flying between the southern city of Myeik and Yangon when communication was lost at 1:35pm local time.
Pieces of shrapnel from the plane were later found in the Andaman Sea, according to a local official.
“Now they have found pieces of the damaged plane in the sea 218km away from Dawei city,” said Naing Lin Zaw, a tourism official in Myeik.
Navy boats continue to search the area.
The passengers on board, including more than a dozen children, are reportedly family members of military personnel.
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