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Last updated: 12 November 2018
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Datum:Samstag 26 August 1978
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-AEI
Werknummer: 541
Baujahr: 1977
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 14 / Insassen: 14
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Papun Airport (PPU) (   Myanmar)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Papun Airport (PPU/VYPP), Myanmar
Flug nach:Bagan Airport (BPE/VYBG), Myanmar
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft climbed to 400 feet after takeoff from runway 18 and crashed.

Informationsquelle:
» The Straits Times 28 August 1978


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Distance from Papun Airport to Bagan Airport as the crow flies is 433 km (270 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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