Accident Douglas C-47B-20-DK (DC-3) XY-ACM, Wednesday 16 August 1972
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Date:Wednesday 16 August 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47B-20-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Union of Burma Airways
Registration: XY-ACM
MSN: 26979/15534
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 28 / Occupants: 31
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:S off Thandwe Airport (SNW) -   Myanmar
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Thandwe Airport (SNW/VYTD)
Destination airport:Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN/VYYY)
The aircraft crashed into the sea just after taking off.


Reading Eagle - Aug 18, 1972


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