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Last updated: 29 January 2022
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Datum:Freitag 23 Mai 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Union of Burma Airways
Kennzeichen: XY-ACR
Werknummer: 9629
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Lashio Airport (LSH) (   Myanmar)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Lashio Airport (LSH/VYLS), Myanmar
Unfallbericht:
The C-47 suddenly lost control while on final approach to Lashio and dove into the ground from a height of 300 feet.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: Loss of control due to flap asymmetry during final phase of landing.



Fotos

photo of Douglas-C-47A-XY-ACR
accident date: 23-05-1969
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: XY-ACR
 
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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