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Last updated: 17 November 2018
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Date:Saturday 3 July 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Tatmadaw Lei (Burmese Air Force)
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 17
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Daiku (   Myanmar)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Keng Tung Airport (KET/VYKG), Myanmar
Destination airport:Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN/VYYY), Myanmar
Narrative:
The C-47 transport plane of the Burmese Air Force crashed and burned near Daiku.

Sources:
» Toledo Blade - Jul 5, 1976


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Distance from Keng Tung Airport to Yangon-Mingaladon Airport as the crow flies is 608 km (380 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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