Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 16 agosto 1972
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-20-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Union of Burma Airways
Registración: XY-ACM
Numéro de série: 15534/26979
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 24 / Ocupantes: 27
Total:Fatalidades: 28 / Ocupantes: 31
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:S off Thandwe Airport (SNW) (   Birmania) show on map
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Thandwe Airport (SNW/VYTD), Birmania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN/VYYY), Birmania
Descripción:
The aircraft crashed into the sea just after taking off.

Fuentes:
» Reading Eagle - Aug 18, 1972


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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 Thandwe Airport to Yangon-Mingaladon Airport as the crow flies is 258 km (162 miles).

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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