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Last updated: 27 January 2022
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Fecha:viernes 2 septiembre 1955
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-15-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Union of Burma Airways
Registración: XY-ACQ
Numéro de série: 12579
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:45 km (28.1 milles) E of Lanywa (   Birmania)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Meiktila (VYML), Birmania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Lanywa (VYLY), Birmania
Descripción:
Crashed into Mount Popa. The aircraft operated on a domestic flight from Yangon to Magway, Meiktila, Lanywa and back to Yangon, Myanmar.

Fuentes:
» El Litoral 3-9-1955


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Distance from Meiktila to Lanywa as the crow flies is 110 km (69 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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