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Crash of a Xian MA60 in Mong Hsat

Date & Time: May 16, 2013 at 1151 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XY-AIQ
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Yangon - Heho - Mong Hsat
MSN:
0808
YOM:
2010
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
50
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After landing on runway 30 (5,000 feet long), aircraft did not decelerate as expected. It overrun, hit a fence and came to rest 240 meters further with the left main gear collapsed and the left wing broke in two some two meters from its extremity. All 55 occupants were evacuated and two passengers were injured (broken arms). Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Fokker 100 in Heho: 2 killed

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

Crash of a Fokker F27 in Tachilek: 36 killed

Date & Time: Aug 24, 1998 at 0835 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XY-AEN
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Rangoon-Tachilek
MSN:
10476
YOM:
1972
Flight number:
UB635
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
32
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
36

Crash of a Fokker F27 in Heho: 45 killed

Date & Time: Jun 21, 1987 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XY-ADP
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Heho-Mong Hsat
MSN:
10357
YOM:
1968
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
41
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
45
Aircraft flight hours:
37133
Aircraft flight cycles:
35592

Crash of a De Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 in Keng Tung: 25 killed

Date & Time: Sep 8, 1977
Operator:
Registration:
XY-AEH
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Mong Hsat - Keng Tung
MSN:
540
YOM:
1977
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
22
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
25
Circumstances:
On approach to Keng Tung Airport, the crew encountered poor weather conditions and failed to realize his altitude was insufficient when the airplane struck the slope of Mt Loi Hsam Hsao located few km from the airport. The wreckage was found three days later and all 25 occupants were killed.

Crash of a Douglas C-47A-30-DL in Lashio: 8 killed

Date & Time: May 23, 1969
Operator:
Registration:
XY-ACR
Survivors:
No
MSN:
9629
YOM:
1943
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
On final approach to Lashio Airport, at an altitude of 300 feet, the airplane went out of control and crashed in a field, killing all eight occupants.
Probable cause:
Loss of control caused by an asymmetrical deployment of the flaps during final approach.

Crash of a Douglas C-47 in Möng Pa-liao: 32 killed

Date & Time: May 8, 1962
Operator:
Registration:
UB-BG707
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Tachilek – Mandalay
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
28
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
32
Circumstances:
Few minutes after its takeoff from Tachilek Airport, the airplane went out of control and crashed in a wooded area located in Möng Pa-liao, some 57 km northeast of Tachilek Airport (coordinates N 20 50' 26" E 100° 20' 51"). The aircraft was destroyed and all 32 occupants were killed, among them 11 civilians.
Probable cause:
It is believed the accident was the consequence of a loss of control caused by an engine failure.

Crash of a Douglas C-47A-50-DL Dakota C.3 in Panglong: 4 killed

Date & Time: Sep 26, 1945
Operator:
Registration:
FL526
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
10109
YOM:
1943
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
After completing a supply drop mission near Panglong, the aircraft went out of control, collided with trees and crashed in a wooded area. All four crew members were killed.

Crash of a Curtiss C-46D-5-CU Commando near Lashio

Date & Time: Jul 24, 1945
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
42-101199
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
MSN:
30654
YOM:
1944
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While on a supply mission, an engine caught fire. All four crew members decided to abandon the aircraft and bailed out. Out of control, the aircraft dove into the ground and crashed. All four crew members were rescued.
Probable cause:
Engine fire.