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Last updated: 27 January 2022
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Fecha:sábado 26 agosto 1978
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operador:Burma Airways
Registración: XY-AEI
Numéro de série: 541
Año de Construcción: 1977-05-17 (1 year 3 months)
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 11
Total:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 14
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Papun Airport (PPU) (   Birmania)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Papun Airport (PPU/VYPP), Birmania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bagan Airport (BPE/VYBG), Birmania
Descripción:
The aircraft climbed to 400 feet after takeoff from runway 18 and crashed.

Fuentes:
» The Straits Times 28 August 1978


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Distance from Papun Airport to Bagan Airport as the crow flies is 433 km (270 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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