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Kachin State

Crash of an ATR72-212 in Putao

Date & Time: Feb 19, 2008 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XY-AIE
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Putao - Myitkyina
MSN:
458
YOM:
1995
Flight number:
JAB252
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
53
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On takeoff, the crew reported engine problem and decided to abort the departure procedure. The aircraft overran the runway by 100 feet and went down an embankment. The fuselage broke in two just forward the wings.

Crash of a Fokker F27 in Putao: 4 killed

Date & Time: Jun 16, 1988 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XY-ADQ
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Myitkyina-Putao
MSN:
10452
YOM:
1971
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4

Crash of a Fokker F27 in Putao: 4 killed

Date & Time: Oct 12, 1985 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XY-ADS
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
10501
YOM:
1974
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Aircraft flight hours:
25348
Aircraft flight cycles:
23691

Crash of a De Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter in Lonkin: 9 killed

Date & Time: Oct 8, 1983 at 1200 LT
Operator:
Registration:
XY-AEE
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Lonkin-Myitkyina
MSN:
512
YOM:
1976
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
11
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
9

Crash of a Douglas C-47 near Myitkyina

Date & Time: Mar 27, 1958
Operator:
Registration:
HJ252
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Following a navigational error, while cruising in the northeast part of India, the aircraft continued over Burma. Due to fuel exhaustion, the crew was forced to attempt an emergency landing. The airplane crash landed on the bank of the Irrawady River, in the region of Myitkyina, and came to rest. All occupants were rescued and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Douglas C-47B-35-DK Dakota IV near Sinhkung: 5 killed

Date & Time: Mar 29, 1946
Operator:
Registration:
KN644
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
MSN:
16586/33334
YOM:
1945
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a training sortie with paratroopers on board. While flying in a valley in poor weather conditions, the aircraft hit the slope of a mountain and was destroyed. A passenger survived while five other occupants were killed. The aircraft was completing this mission jointly with another RAF C-47 registered KN643 that crashed at the same time and in similar circumstances, killing its eight occupants.

Crash of a Douglas C-47B-35-DK Dakota IV near Sinhkung: 8 killed

Date & Time: Mar 29, 1946
Operator:
Registration:
KN643
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
16584/33332
YOM:
1945
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a training sortie with six paratroopers on board. While flying in a valley in poor weather conditions, the aircraft hit the slope of a mountain and was destroyed. All eight occupants were killed. The aircraft was completing this mission jointly with another RAF C-47 registered KN644 that crashed at the same time and in similar circumstances, killing five of its six occupants.

Crash of a Curtiss C-46A-60-CK Commando in Thamainggyi: 5 killed

Date & Time: Jul 14, 1945
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
43-47294
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Bhamo - Bhamo
MSN:
365
YOM:
1945
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
While cruising at an altitude of 3,000 feet on a supply mission from Bhamo Airfield, the aircraft crashed in an isolated area located in the region of Thamainggyi. The wreckage was found by walkers in January 2006. All five crew members were killed.
Crew:
F/O Keith G. Case,
1st Lt Robert G. Chesky,
1st Lt Robert M. Hagerman,
Sgt James C. Harris,
Cpl Hal E. Roberts .

Crash of a Douglas C-47A-90-DL near Myitkyina: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jun 30, 1945
Operator:
Registration:
43-15881
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Bhamo - Bhamo
MSN:
20347
YOM:
1944
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances in the region of Myitkyina, killing all three crew members.