Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 XY-AEI,
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Date:Saturday 26 August 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Owner/operator:Burma Airways
Registration: XY-AEI
MSN: 541
Year of manufacture:1977
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Fatalities:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Papun Airport (PPU) -   Myanmar
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Papun Airport (PPU/VYPP)
Destination airport:Bagan Airport (BPE/VYBG)
The aircraft climbed to 400 feet after takeoff from runway 18 and crashed.


The Straits Times 28 August 1978


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