Date & Time: Feb 10, 2016 at 0940 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 1900D
Operator:
Registration:
4601
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Naypyidaw – Namhsan
Country:
Myanmar
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
3
Other fatalities:
0
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.