First UN Relief Flight Arrives In Myanmar

Indonesian military and airport personnel load aid onto an Indonesian army plane bound for Myanmar Thursday May 8, 2008 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The international relief effort for hundreds of thousands of Myanmar cyclone victims picked up speed, but aid operations continued to be hampered by the Myanmar government's stalling on issuing visas to aid workers. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
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Yangon, Myanmar (AP) A major international food airlift is finally making its way into myanmar following two days of delays by the country's isolationist government. One plane has landed and the U.N. says three more of its planes will arrive later today.

The planes had waited on the tarmac for the last two days to get the junta's clearance to bring in relief supplies to the devastated southeast asian country. It's feared the death toll from Saturday's storm will climb to as many as 100,000 people.

However, Myanmar isn't allowing U.S. planes to deliver relief goods for victims of last weekend's cyclone.