Narrative:The aircraft reportedly suffered a no. 2 engine failure on takeoff. The F-27 swerved to the right off the runway, collided with an embankment and caught fire.
|Status:||Preliminary - official|
|Date:||Tuesday 27 January 1998|
|Type:||Fokker F-27 Friendship 600|
|C/n / msn:|| 10576|
|First flight:|| 1978|
|Engines:|| 2 Rolls Royce 532-7 Dart|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 41|
|Total:||Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 45 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Thandwe Airport (SNW) (Myanmar)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Thandwe Airport (SNW/VYTD), Myanmar|
|Destination airport:||Kyaukpyu Airport (KYP/VYKP), Myanmar|
» ICAO Adrep Summary 1/98 (#38)
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OY-SRC was sold to Myanma Airways in October 1994.
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 Kyaukpyu Airport as the crow flies is 133 km (83 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.