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Last updated: 15 November 2019
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Datum:Mittwoch 16 August 1972
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-20-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Union of Burma Airways
Kennzeichen: XY-ACM
Werknummer: 26979/15534
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 24 / Insassen: 27
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 28 / Insassen: 31
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:S off Thandwe Airport (SNW) (   Myanmar)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Thandwe Airport (SNW/VYTD), Myanmar
Flug nach:Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN/VYYY), Myanmar
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft crashed into the sea just after taking off.

Informationsquelle:
» Reading Eagle - Aug 18, 1972


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Distance from Thandwe Airport to Yangon-Mingaladon Airport as the crow flies is 258 km (162 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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