Burma Airways

Burma Airways Tuesday October 3, 1978
Lost both engines on climbout and made an emergency landing on a sandbank of the Irrawaddy River.

Crash Details

DateTuesday October 3, 1978
LocationNear Mandalay, Myanmar
Passengers40
Crew4
Fatalities2
Survivors42
Aircraft TypeFokker F-27 Friendship 600
OperatorBurma Airways
RegistrationXY-ADY
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Near Mandalay, Myanmar
Burma Airways
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
1978