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Crash of a De Havilland Dash-8-Q402 in Yangon

Date & Time: May 8, 2019 at 1822 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
S2-AGQ
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Dhaka - Yangon
MSN:
4367
YOM:
2011
Flight number:
BG060
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
29
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Following an uneventful flight from Dhaka, the crew started the approach to Yangon-Mingaladon Airport in poor weather conditions with thunderstorm activity, rain falls and variable wind gusting to 20 knots. After touchdown on runway 21, the airplane went out of control and veered off runway to the left. It lost its undercarriage and slid for several metres before coming to rest, broken in three. All 33 occupants were evacuated, among them 19 were injured. The aircraft was destroyed.