The plane, an Air Bagan, was traveling from Ragoon to Heho in the Asian country of Burma, which is also known as Myanmar. According to Sky News
, there were over 50 passengers on board when the plane "mistakenly" landed due to fog. The area that the plane went down was two miles from the airport.
According to CNN International
, the tail of the plane broke on impact. A fire then broke out. An 11-year-old girl and motorcycle rider were among the three fatalities. Although many of the passengers were tourists, including at least four from Britain, all three fatalities were Burmese citizens according to Voice of America
reporters in the region.