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Last updated: 1 December 2021
Date:Tuesday 3 October 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
Operator:Burma Airways
Registration: XY-ADY
MSN: 10572
First flight: 1978-03-09 (7 months)
Total airframe hrs:854
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 40
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 44
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Sagaing (   Myanmar)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mandalay-Annisaton Airport (MDL/VYMD), Myanmar
Destination airport:?
Both engines lost power on climbout. A forced landing was carried out on a sandbank of the Irrawaddy River.

All engine powerloss
Forced landing outside airport

» Willem Wendt


photo of Fokker-F-27600-PH-EXC
accident date: 03-10-1978
type: Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
registration: PH-EXC
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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