Two climbers made history this morning by becoming the first Burmese nationals to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
Two members of a three-person team of Burmese mountaineers are expected to reach the summit of Mount Everest by Thursday morning, according to the Htoo Foundation, the sponsor of the climb.
A Burmese helicopter pilot injured in an emergency landing on 27 September was found dead in a remote Kachin State forest on Thursday by a rescue team, according to the Htoo Foundation.
Thai co-pilot of missing helicopter is now safe and receiving treatment, according to a spokesperson for the Htoo Foundation.
All three crew members of a Thai helicopter that went missing while delivering supplies in the search for two missing Burmese mountaineers have been found alive.
A helicopter that went in search of two missing Burmese mountaineers on Hkakabo Razi has crashed, according to a report by Xinhua citing sources at the Htoo Foundation, sponsors of the operation. On board the helicopter were a Thai pilot and two Burmese pilots who had left Putao on Saturday on a food supply mission …