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Mandalay Region

Crash of a Beechcraft 1900D in Naypyidaw: 5 killed

Date & Time: Feb 10, 2016 at 0940 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
4601
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Naypyidaw – Namhsan
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
After takeoff from Naypyidaw Airport, while climbing to a height of 500 feet, the aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames in a field located 600 meters past the runway end. Four occupants were killed while a passenger was seriously injured and evacuated to a local hospital. He died from his injuries few hours later. Used for emergency flights, the airplane was carrying three officers to Namhsan, Shan State, to assist with the aftermath of a fire there. Those officers who were killed were Major Aung Kyaw Moe, Captain Aung Paing Soe and Captain Htin Kyaw Soe.

Crash of a Fokker F27 in Pagan: 49 killed

Date & Time: Oct 11, 1987 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XY-AEL
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Rangoon-Pagan
MSN:
10689
YOM:
1985
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
45
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
49
Aircraft flight hours:
3958
Aircraft flight cycles:
3799

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

Date & Time: Jan 24, 1980 at 0620 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5003
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Mandalay-Rangoon
MSN:
545
YOM:
1967
Flight number:
UBAF003
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
39
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
43

Crash of a Fokker F27 Friendship 600 in Mandalay: 2 killed

Date & Time: Oct 3, 1978
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XY-ADY
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
10572
YOM:
1978
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
40
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Aircraft flight hours:
854
Aircraft flight cycles:
796
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Mandalay Airport, while climbing, both engines lost power. The crew reduced his altitude and attempted an emergency landing on a sandy area located in the bed of the Irrawady River, some 6 km west of the airport. A crew member and a passenger were killed while all other occupants were injured.
Probable cause:
Loss of power on both engines during initial climb for unknown reasons.

Crash of a Douglas C-47B-1-DK near Thazi: 12 killed

Date & Time: Aug 8, 1956 at 1200 LT
Operator:
Registration:
XY-ADC
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Yangon – Mandalay
MSN:
14348/25793
YOM:
1944
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
18
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
12
Circumstances:
Struck Mt Pindaya near Thazi while flying from Yangon to Mandalay. Ten people were rescued while twelve occupants were killed in the accident.

Crash of a Douglas C-47A-15-DK on Mt Popa: 12 killed

Date & Time: Sep 2, 1955
Operator:
Registration:
XY-ACQ
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Meiktila – Lanywa
MSN:
12579
YOM:
1944
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
12
Circumstances:
While cruising in marginal weather conditions, the aircraft hit the slope of Mt Popa (1,518 meters high) located about 45 km east of Lanywa. The airplane disintegrated on impact and all 12 occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
It is believed that the accident was the consequence of a controlled flight into terrain.

Crash of an Airspeed AS.10 Oxford I in Meiktila

Date & Time: Apr 15, 1950
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
UB-336
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed on takeoff for unknown reason. There were no casualties. The accident occurred in April 1950 (exact date unknown).

Crash of a Douglas C-47A-30-DK in Anisakan

Date & Time: Sep 13, 1949
Operator:
Registration:
VR-HDW
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Anisakan – Hong Kong
MSN:
13985/25430
YOM:
1944
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
During the takeoff roll, the right main gear collapsed. The aircraft veered off runway and came to rest. There were no casualties but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of an Airspeed AS.10 Oxford I in Maymyo

Date & Time: Apr 5, 1949
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
UB-332
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After landing, the twin engine aircraft was unable to stop within the remaining distance, overran and came to rest. There were no casualties.

Crash of a Douglas DC-3 Dakota IV near Myingyan: 31 killed

Date & Time: Aug 5, 1945
Operator:
Registration:
KN532
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Meiktila – Chittagong
MSN:
16338/33086
YOM:
1945
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
27
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
31
Circumstances:
The aircraft was on its way from Meiktila to Chittagong with 27 wounded soldiers to be transferred and a crew of four. While cruising 32 km south of Myingyan, the crew encountered poor weather conditions with heavy rain falls and turbulence due to monsoon. The aircraft went out of control and dove into the ground. During the dive, the left wing detached and the aircraft crashed in a prairie, killing all 31 occupants. Crew from the 48th Squadron.