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Date:Wednesday 24 July 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
Operator:Myanma Airways
Registration: XY-AET
MSN: 10433
First flight: 1970
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 44
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 49
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Myeik Airport (MGZ) (   Myanmar)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN/VYYY), Myanmar
Destination airport:Myeik Airport (MGZ/VYME), Myanmar
The crew were performing a straight-in visual approach to runway 18 when the aircraft entered an area of heavy rain and squall line. The aircraft then started to lose height quickly and undershot the runway by 800 feet. The Fokker ran over the gravel surface of a planned runway extension and fell into a 25 feet wide, 4 feet deep excavation.

Loss of control

» Aircraft Illustrated Oct. 1996
» De Limburger 25.07.96
» Scramble 208


photo of Fokker-F-27600-OY-CCN
accident date: 24-07-1996
type: Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
registration: OY-CCN

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Yangon-Mingaladon Airport to Myeik Airport as the crow flies is 561 km (351 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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