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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 De Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 in Keng Tung: 25 killed

Date & Time: Sep 8, 1977
Operator:
Registration:
XY-AEH
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Mong Hsat - Keng Tung
MSN:
540
YOM:
1977
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
22
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
25
Circumstances:
On approach to Keng Tung Airport, the crew encountered poor weather conditions and failed to realize his altitude was insufficient when the airplane struck the slope of Mt Loi Hsam Hsao located few km from the airport. The wreckage was found three days later and all 25 occupants were killed.