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Myanma Airways Xian MA60 accident

Aviation Safety Network 17/05/2013

Status: Preliminary
Date: 16 MAY 2013
Time: 11:51
Type: Xian MA60
Operator: Myanma Airways
Registration: XY-AIQ
C/n / msn: 0808
First flight: 2010
Crew: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 55
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location: Mong Hsat Airport (MOG) (Myanmar)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature: Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport: Heho Airport (HEH/VYHH), Myanmar
Destination airport: Mong Hsat Airport (MOG/VYMS), Myanmar

A Xian MA60 passenger plane, registered XY-AIQ, sustained damage in a runway excursion accident at Mong Hsat Airport (MOG), Myanmar. There were 55 persons on board, two were injured.
The airplane operated on a domestic flight from Yangon (RGN) to Mong Hsat (MOG) via Heho (HEH). It left Heho at 11:08 and landed on runway 12 at Mong Hsat at 11:51. It went off the runway and came to rest on grassy uneven terrain, some 200 m from the runway. The left hand main landing gear collapsed.
Mong Hsat (also written as Monghsat), has a single 5000 ft (1500 m) runway 12/30.

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