Narrative:The crew were performing a straight-in visual approach to runway 18 when the aircraft entered an area of heavy rain and squall line. The aircraft then started to lose height quickly and undershot the runway by 800 feet. The Fokker ran over the gravel surface of a planned runway extension and fell into a 25 feet wide, 4 feet deep excavation.
|Date:||24 JUL 1996|
|Type:||Fokker F-27 Friendship 600|
|C/n / msn:|| 10433|
|First flight:|| 1970|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 44|
|Total:||Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 49 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Myeik Airport (MGZ) (Myanmar)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN/VYYY), Myanmar|
|Destination airport:||Myeik Airport (MGZ/VYME), Myanmar|
» Aircraft Illustrated Oct. 1996
» De Limburger 25.07.96
» Scramble 208
OY-CCN is pictured here just prior to the delivery flight to Myanmar (XY-AET)
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Yangon-Mingaladon Airport to Myeik Airport as the crow flies is 561 km (351 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.