Thai helicopter reported to have crashed in Hkakabo Razi search

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 as a rescue effort continues to find climbers Aung Myint Myat and Wai Yan Min Thu.