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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209675
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Time:05:52 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic E145 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer ERJ-145ER
Owner/operator:Air Mandalay Airlines
Registration: XY-ALE
MSN: 145089
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 40
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Sittwe-Civil Airport (AKY/VYSW) -   Myanmar
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN/VYYY)
Destination airport:Sittwe-Civil Airport (AKY/VYSW)
The Embraer-145EP aircraft suffered a hard landing on runway 11 at Sittwe Airport. There was no injuries in the incident.
At Sittwe airport a preflight inspection was carried out and then the aircraft was flown back to Yangon International Airport. After that the aircraft operated a return flight from Yangon Airport to Tachileik Airport. After the incident flight, the aircraft operated three sectors. At every station preflight inspections were performed. During a daily inspection in the hangar, the cracks and damage were found.

Primary Cause
a) The pilot continued to landing during an unstabilized approach.


AAIB Myanmar

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 7 months
Download report: Final report
Safety recommendations:

Safety recommendation XY-ALE(1) issued by AAIB Myanmar to Air Mandalay
Safety recommendation XY-ALE(2) issued by AAIB Myanmar to Air Mandalay
Safety recommendation XY-ALE(3) issued by AAIB Myanmar


Photo of XY-ALE courtesy

Yangon - International (VYYY / RGN)
17 January 2017; (c) LRS747

Revision history:

21-Apr-2018 12:33 harro Added

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