Date & Time: Dec 25, 2012 at 0850 LT
Type of aircraft:
Fokker 100
Operator:
Registration:
XY-AGC
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Mandalay - Heho
MSN:
11327
YOM:
1991
Flight number:
JAB011
Country:
Myanmar
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
65
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
1
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.