An “unidentified aircraft” has crashed into the sea off the coast of Myanmar, formerly Burma, officials have said.breakingThe incident happened off the west coast and officials were trying to locate it, the country’s Civil Aviation Department said.

Senior department official Tin Maung Ni told Reuters: “The only thing I can tell you for sure at the moment is that it is not an aircraft from our domestic airlines, so far as we’ve checked.

“None of ours have been reported any problems. We’re still trying to find out more about the crashed aircraft.”