Footage from eyewitnesses showed the helicopter making an abrupt landing, hovering low over cars until it landed nearby at a downtown roundabout that had been vacated by police.
The premier honoured the fallen heroes of the war, saying that 55 years ago, the nation and the men in uniform "proved that it is not the size that matters, but it is the courage and devotion that matters the most."
The fighting in Mindat, Chin state, underlines the growing chaos in Myanmar as the junta struggles to impose authority in the face of daily protests, strikes and sabotage attacks after overthrowing elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
The military said the first incident in southwestern Pakistan occurred when a group of militants attacked a security post in the city of Quetta, killing four soldiers and wounding six others.
Second Lieutenant Ermando Piveta, who served in the Brazilian artillery in Africa during World War II, was brought out of the Armed Forces Hospital in Brasilia to a burst of trumpet music and applause.
In an attempt to boost the tourism of the region, the Lebanon Army has started doing an adorable gesture, loved by all. The army helicopters are lifting tourists and giving them a joyride in their helicopters.
The death last week at 88 of former US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld coincided with the cut-losses-and-run of US forces from Afghanistan, the country invaded and occupied by a US-led coalition in 2001.
Since the army seized power on Feb. 1 and removed the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi, the security forces have put down protests opposing military rule.
Officials at the hospital confirmed the dead were killed in an attack earlier in the day at a checkpoint outside the General Degaban military training camp in the capital.