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Technical Assistance to the Myanmar Accident Investigation Bureau’s investigation of collision with terrain involving Bombardier DHC-8-402Q, registered S2-AGQ, Yangon-Mingaladon Airport, Myanmar, on 8 May 2019

Investigation number:
AE-2019-024
Status: Active
Investigation in progress

Summary

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
Email: ddmaib@dca.gov.mm

General details
Date: 08 May 2019   Investigation status: Active  
  Investigation level: Defined - click for an explanation of investigation levels  
Location   (show map): Yangon-Mingaladon Airport, Myanmar    
State: International   Occurrence type: Collision with terrain  
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Pending    

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Bombardier Inc  
Aircraft model DHC-8-402Q  
Aircraft registration S2-AGQ  
Serial number 4367  
Type of operation Air Transport High Capacity  
Sector Turboprop  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Last update 14 June 2019