Myanmar military helicopter crashes, 2 pilots rescued

Myanmar's military newspaper says a military helicopter has crashed during a training exercise and both pilots were rescued by fishermen.

The army's Myawaddy newspaper reported on its Facebook page that the Bell helicopter crash-landed into a dam after taking off from Meiktila airport in central Myanmar early Tuesday.

It said both pilots were rescued by fishermen and had minor injuries.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.