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Ayeyarwady Region

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 Miles M.60 Marathon 1A in Myanaung

Date & Time: Aug 4, 1953
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XY-ACX
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
138
YOM:
1951
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
18
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After touchdown, the twin engine aircraft was unable to stop within the remaining distance, overran and came to rest in flames. All 21 occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft was destroyed by fire.

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
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.

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.