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Datum:Donnerstag 8 September 1977
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Fluggesellschaft:Burma Airways
Kennzeichen: XY-AEH
Werknummer: 540
Baujahr: 1977-05-06 (4 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 22 / Insassen: 22
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 25 / Insassen: 25
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mt. Loi Hsam Hsao (   Myanmar)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Mong Hsat Airport (MOG/VYMS), Myanmar
Flug nach:Keng Tung Airport (KET/VYKG), Myanmar
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft failed to arrive at its destination. The wreckage was found three days later. The aircraft had struck a mountain.

Informationsquelle:
» WCAA
» New Nation 11 September 1977


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Distance from Mong Hsat Airport to Keng Tung Airport as the crow flies is 95 km (59 miles).

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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