Accident ATR 72-212 XY-AIE, Tuesday 19 February 2008
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Date:Tuesday 19 February 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
ATR 72-212
Owner/operator:Air Bagan
Registration: XY-AIE
MSN: 458
Year of manufacture:1995
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 57
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Putao Airport (PBU) -   Myanmar
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Putao Airport (PBU/VYPT)
Destination airport:Myitkyina Airport (MYT/VYMK)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The crew reportedly had to abort takeoff due to engine problems. The ATR-72 failed to stop within the remaining runway length and overran by 100 feet. It went up an embankment, causing the fuselage to break in two just forward of the wing.
Putao's singe runway (17/35) measures 7000 x 100 feet.




photo (c) S.T.; Putao Airport (PBU); 14 February 2014

photo (c) S.T.; Putao Airport (PBU); 14 February 2014

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