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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 24 July 2015
Time:ca 19:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-212
Operator:Air Bagan
Registration: XY-AIH
C/n / msn: 469
First flight: 1995-11-16 (19 years 9 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 49
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN) (   Myanmar)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mandalay-Annisaton Airport (MDL/VYMD), Myanmar
Destination airport:Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN/VYYY), Myanmar
Flightnumber:W9424
Narrative:
An ATR-72-212 operated by Air Bagan was damaged in a runway excursion accident at Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN), Myanmar.
Flight W9424 was a scheduled service fro Mandalay to Yangon. It was raining as the flight approached Yangon with Cumulonimbus clouds at 1500 feet over the airport.
It's unclear what exactly happened but the aircraft came to rest in the grass with the left hand main gear dug in soft soil.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Bangkok Post

METAR Weather report:
12:00 UTC / 18:30 local time:
VYYY 241200Z 31005KT 6000 DZ BKN012 FEW015CB OVC090 26/25 Q1009 CB S
Wind 310 degrees at 5 knots; Visibility 6000 m; Drizzle; Broken clouds at 1200 feet, Few (CB) clouds at 1500 feet, Overcast at 9000 feet; Temperature 26°C, Dew point 25°C; WNH 1009 mb

12:30 UTC / 19:00 local time:
VYYY 241230Z 32004KT 3000 RA BKN010 FEW015CB OVC080 25/25 Q1010 CB S

13:00 UTC / 19:30 local time:
VYYY 241300Z 17003KT 2000 +RA BKN010 FEW015CB OVC090 25/25 Q1011 CB S

13:30 UTC / 20:00 local time:
VYYY 241330Z 31003KT 4000 RA BKN012 FEW015CB OVC090 25/25 Q1011 CB S

14:00 UTC / 20:30 local time:
VYYY 241400Z 23005KT 3000 RA BKN010 FEW015CB OVC090 25/25 Q1011 CB S


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photo of ATR 72-212 F-OHFZ
F-OHFZ moved to Air Bagan as XY-AIH in October 2008
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Disabled Aircraft Removalေျပးလမ္းေခ်ာ္သြားေသာ ေလယာဥ္အား ဖယ္ရွားျခင္းPhoto by Ko Myo Min Oo (Apron Management)

Posted by Aung Soe Moe on Friday, 24 July 2015

Map
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 Mandalay-Annisaton Airport to Yangon-Mingaladon Airport as the crow flies is 530 km (331 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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