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Last updated: 15 November 2019
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Date:Thursday 24 August 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 761D Viscount
Operator:Union of Burma Airways
Registration: XY-ADF
C/n / msn: 188
First flight: 1957
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 38
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 43
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sittwe-Civil Airport (AKY) (   Myanmar)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Sittwe-Civil Airport (AKY/VYSW), Myanmar
Narrative:
The aircraft ran off the side of the runway after landing long (450 feet past threshold) and skidded for 1250 feet before coming to rest with the undercarriage collapsed.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Photos

photo of Vickers-761D-Viscount-XY-ADF
accident date: 24-08-1972
type: Vickers 761D Viscount
registration: XY-ADF
 
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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