The ATSB is assisting the Myanmar Accident Investigation Bureau’s investigation of a collision with terrain involving Biman Bangladesh Airlines – DHC-8-402Q, registered S2-AGQ, Yangon-Mingaladon Airport, Myanmar on 8 May 2019.
aircraft was operating on a flight from Shahjalal International Airport, Bangladesh to Mingaladon Airport, Myanmar. On board were five crew and 28 passengers. Weather at Yangon was reported as poor, due to the presence of a thunderstorm in the area. The aircraft collided with Runway 21 at Yangon-Mingaladon Airport, Myanmar during the landing phase.
The aircraft was destroyed and eleven occupants were reportedly injured.
The ATSB is assisting the Myanmar Accident Investigation Bureau with recovering recorded information from the accident aircraft.
Any requests for information regarding the occurrence should be addressed to:
Myanmar Accident Investigation Bureau
First Floor, DCA HQ Building (B)
Yangon 11021, Myanmar
Tel: 951 533162
Fax: 951 53016
|Date:||08 May 2019||Investigation status:||Active|
|Investigation level:||Defined - click for an explanation of investigation levels|
|Location:||Yangon-Mingaladon Airport, Myanmar|
|State:||International||Occurrence type:||Collision with terrain|
|Aircraft manufacturer||Bombardier Inc|
|Type of operation||Air Transport High Capacity|
|Damage to aircraft||Destroyed|