Narrative:The aircraft entered a bank of fog after take-off from runway 03. The F-27 veered left and collided with a tree 500 feet left of the end of the runway. The aircraft impacted the ground in a 3deg. angle and caught fire.
|Date:||03 FEB 1989|
|Type:||Fokker F-27 Friendship 600|
|C/n / msn:|| 10325|
|First flight:|| 1967|
|Total airframe hrs:||36361|
|Engines:|| 2 Rolls Royce 532-7 Dart|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 23 / Occupants: 25|
|Total:||Fatalities: 26 / Occupants: 29 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN) (Myanmar)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN/VYYY), Myanmar|
|Destination airport:||Keng Tung Airport (KET/VYKG), Myanmar|
» ICAO Adrep Summary 2/89 (#19)
» Willem Wendt
PH-SAR was bought by Fokker from Oman Air in April 1983 and, after a brief lease to EgyptAir, was leased to Burma Airways in May 1984
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 Keng Tung Airport as the crow flies is 608 km (380 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.