Runway excursion Accident Vickers 761D Viscount XY-ADF, Thursday 24 August 1972
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Date:Thursday 24 August 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vickers 761D Viscount
Owner/operator:Union of Burma Airways
Registration: XY-ADF
MSN: 188
Year of manufacture:1957
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 43
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Sittwe-Civil Airport (AKY) -   Myanmar
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Sittwe-Civil Airport (AKY/VYSW)
The aircraft ran off the side of the runway after landing long (450 feet past threshold) and skidded for 1250 feet before coming to rest with the undercarriage collapsed.




photo (c) Mel Lawrence; Bangkok International Airport (BKK); November 1961

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