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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.

Crash of a Beechcraft 1900D in Naypyidaw: 5 killed

Date & Time: Feb 10, 2016 at 0940 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
4601
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Naypyidaw – Namhsan
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
After takeoff from Naypyidaw Airport, while climbing to a height of 500 feet, the aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames in a field located 600 meters past the runway end. Four occupants were killed while a passenger was seriously injured and evacuated to a local hospital. He died from his injuries few hours later. Used for emergency flights, the airplane was carrying three officers to Namhsan, Shan State, to assist with the aftermath of a fire there. Those officers who were killed were Major Aung Kyaw Moe, Captain Aung Paing Soe and Captain Htin Kyaw Soe.

Crash of an ATR72-212 in Yangon

Date & Time: Jul 24, 2015 at 1730 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XY-AIH
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Mandalay – Yangon
MSN:
469
YOM:
16
Flight number:
JAB424
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
49
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The approach to Yangon-Mingaladon Airport was completed in poor weather conditions with low visibility due to heavy rain falls. Upon touchdown on runway 21, the left main gear collapsed. The aircraft run for 1,100 meters then veered off the runway to the left. When coming into soft ground, the nose gear collapsed as well and the aircraft came to rest 75 feet left to the runway. One passenger was slightly injured and all 53 other occupants were evacuated safely. The aircraft was seriously damaged and later damaged beyond repair during recovery operations.

Crash of a Xian MA60 in Mong Hsat

Date & Time: May 16, 2013 at 1151 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XY-AIQ
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Yangon - Heho - Mong Hsat
MSN:
0808
YOM:
2010
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
50
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After landing on runway 30 (5,000 feet long), aircraft did not decelerate as expected. It overrun, hit a fence and came to rest 240 meters further with the left main gear collapsed and the left wing broke in two some two meters from its extremity. All 55 occupants were evacuated and two passengers were injured (broken arms). Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Fokker 100 in Heho: 2 killed

Date & Time: Dec 25, 2012 at 0850 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XY-AGC
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Mandalay - Heho
MSN:
11327
YOM:
1991
Flight number:
JAB011
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
65
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
On final approach to Heho in poor visibility due to fog, aircraft was too low and hit power cables and tree tops along the national highway # 4. Aircraft continued its descent and hit the ground in an open field located one km short of runway 36. Aircraft skidded on ground for several meters before coming to rest in flames near the Inle Lake. While the aircraft was totally destroyed by fire, most of the occupants escaped but a boy aged 11 was killed. A man biking on the ground was also killed. For undetermined reason, crew as approaching the airport at a too low altitude.

Crash of an ATR72-500 in Sandoway

Date & Time: Feb 17, 2012 at 1030 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XY-AIT
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Heho - Sandoway
MSN:
543
YOM:
1998
Flight number:
KBZ243
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
50
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Following an uneventful flight from Heho, aircraft bounced several times on landing on runway 20, some 1,500 feet past its threshold. The last bounce was very rough so the nose gear collapsed. Aircraft skidded on runway and overrun. On soft ground, both main landing gears collapsed and aircraft hit a sand pile before coming to rest. while all 54 occupants were uninjured, aircraft was damaged beyond repair as some blade of the right engine penetrated the fuselage after they hit the sand pile. It appears that the copilot was the PIC at the time of the accident and the approach configuration was not appropriate.

Crash of a Fokker F28 in Sittwe

Date & Time: Jun 6, 2009 at 0820 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XY-ADW
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Rangoon-Sittwe
MSN:
11114
YOM:
1977
Flight number:
UB409
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
62
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On landing on runway 11, right landing gear failed. Aircraft went out of control, veered off runway and came to rest near a fence. Three occupants were slightly injured while the aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair. VASIS, runway threshold and edge lights were out of service at the time of the accident.

Crash of an ATR72-212 in Putao

Date & Time: Feb 19, 2008 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XY-AIE
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Putao - Myitkyina
MSN:
458
YOM:
1995
Flight number:
JAB252
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
53
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On takeoff, the crew reported engine problem and decided to abort the departure procedure. The aircraft overran the runway by 100 feet and went down an embankment. The fuselage broke in two just forward the wings.