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 Fokker F27 Friendship 400 in Mawlamyine

Date & Time: Aug 19, 1980
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XY-ADO
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Yangon - Mawlamyine
MSN:
10313
YOM:
1966
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
24
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Aircraft flight hours:
27365
Aircraft flight cycles:
27058
Circumstances:
After touchdown, the twin engine airplane was unable to stop within the remaining distance. It overran, rolled for few dozen meters and came to rest, broken in two. All 28 occupants were slightly injured.

Crash of a Fairchild-Hiller FH-227B in Mandalay: 43 killed

Date & Time: Jan 24, 1980 at 0620 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5003
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Mandalay - Yangon
MSN:
545
YOM:
1967
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
39
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
43
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Mandalay-Chianmyathazi (Annisaton) Airport, while in initial climb, the crew reported an engine failure and was cleared to return for an emergency landing. Following a circuit, on final, the airplane lost height and crashed on a tobacco factory. The airplane and the factory were totally destroyed. A passenger was seriously injured while 43 other occupants were killed. There were no casualties on the ground.
Probable cause:
Engine failure after takeoff for undetermined reasons.

Crash of a Fokker F27 Friendship 200 in Yangon: 48 killed

Date & Time: Mar 25, 1978 at 0656 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XY-ADK
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Yangon – Myitkyina
MSN:
10235
YOM:
1963
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
44
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
48
Aircraft flight hours:
28634
Aircraft flight cycles:
30355
Circumstances:
After takeoff from Yangon-Mingaladon Airport, the twin engine airplane encountered difficulties to gain height. It struck tree tops located about 150 meters past the runway end, stalled and crashed in flames in a wooded area. The aircraft was totally destroyed and all 48 occupants were killed, among them seven Germans, six Japanese, Two French, two Swiss, two Australians and one Briton.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.104 Dove 1 in Myaungmya: 6 killed

Date & Time: Apr 23, 1949
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XY-ABP
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Rangoon - Akyab
MSN:
04183
YOM:
1948
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
En route from Rangoon to Akyab, the crew encountered poor weather conditions and informed ground he was returning to Mingaladon Airport when the airplane crashed in unknown circumstances near Myaungmya. All six occupants were killed.