Crash of a Fokker F27 Friendship 200 in Bassein

Date & Time: Apr 30, 1974
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XY-ADM
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
10237
YOM:
1963
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
36
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Aircraft flight hours:
19441
Aircraft flight cycles:
20658
Circumstances:
After touchdown at Bassein Airport, the airplane was unable to stop within the remaining distance, overran and lost its nose gear before coming to rest. All 40 occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
Wrong approach configuration on part of the flying crew who landed too far down the runway, reducing the landing distance available.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.83 Fox Moth in Bassein

Date & Time: May 31, 1937
Registration:
VT-AFZ
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
4092
YOM:
1934
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft christened 'Zinyaw' was engaged in a survey flight when on takeoff from the Bassein River deserving the city of Bassein, it hit a buoy and came to rest. All three occupants were injured while the aircraft was lost.