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BIMAN DASH-8 Q400 CRASH IN YANGOON

Wed May 08, 2019 2:58 pm

As reported by Sam Chui's website, a Biman Q400 skidded off the runway. No report of fatalities, but there are injured passengers

https://samchui.com/2019/05/08/breaking ... NLuHhRKhEb
 
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Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon

Wed May 08, 2019 3:00 pm

https://www.mmtimes.com/news/biman-plan ... rport.html

Looks like S2-AGQ will not be flying again. Aircraft reportedly came off the runway and the rear fuselage is split in two.
 
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Re: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon

Wed May 08, 2019 3:04 pm

The fuselage section at the front has also split, so the aircraft is in three pieces with the right hand wing also collapsing along with the undercarriage
 
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Re: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon

Wed May 08, 2019 3:04 pm

Yes, more than duct tape needed there.

Third hull loss this week ... not a good one for air safety!
 
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Re: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon

Wed May 08, 2019 3:11 pm

The good part is that it seems like it's mostly just minor injuries.

Oh well, I guess we can safely say that this is a write off? :duck:
 
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Re: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon

Wed May 08, 2019 3:35 pm

Airplane leased from Smart Aviation of Egypt. One of their two planes. Ouch.
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Re: BIMAN DASH-8 Q400 CRASH IN YANGOON

Wed May 08, 2019 3:35 pm

Hoping everyone will be okay!
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Re: BIMAN DASH-8 Q400 CRASH IN YANGOON

Wed May 08, 2019 3:37 pm

Terrible news, and a terrible year for aviation so far. Let's hope no fatalities...
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Re: BIMAN DASH-8 Q400 CRASH IN YANGOON

Wed May 08, 2019 3:39 pm

Wow! the photos in the link say "slipped" off the runway, but the Q-400 is busted up pretty bad, that is a hell of a slip!
Hope everyone is fine.
 
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Re: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon

Wed May 08, 2019 3:46 pm

 
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Re: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon

Wed May 08, 2019 4:30 pm

Curious how the "these things always come in threes" people in the Challenger 600 crash thread account for this one. Is this the start of a new 3?
 
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Re: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon

Wed May 08, 2019 4:34 pm

Thankfully there are no casualties.Everyone had minor injuries however one of the pilot and a cabin crew member was badly injured.This was a bad week in aviation
 
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Re: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon

Wed May 08, 2019 4:37 pm

Jesus, another hull loss? Well let's tally up the past week or so: The JAX 738 incident, the Challenger crash in Mexico, the helo that went into the Chesapeake bay, now this? Bad week for aviation.
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Re: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon

Wed May 08, 2019 4:46 pm

marktci wrote:
Curious how the "these things always come in threes" people in the Challenger 600 crash thread account for this one. Is this the start of a new 3?


I was actually curious which "three" they were referring to. I mean, is there a fixed timeframe to which the count of three applies, or does it just reset every time you hit three?
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Re: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon

Wed May 08, 2019 4:52 pm

DALMD80 wrote:
Jesus, another hull loss? Well let's tally up the past week or so: The JAX 738 incident, the Challenger crash in Mexico, the helo that went into the Chesapeake bay, now this? Bad week for aviation.

Not to mention the SSJ100 and a few GA incidents.
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Re: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon

Wed May 08, 2019 4:55 pm

DALMD80 wrote:
Jesus, another hull loss? Well let's tally up the past week or so: The JAX 738 incident, the Challenger crash in Mexico, the helo that went into the Chesapeake bay, now this? Bad week for aviation.


Don't forget the Aeroflot SSJ.

Definitely not a good week for aviation. It could be worse (In July 2014, it's MH17, then Transasia ATR, just to follow the next day by Air Algerie 5017). At least this is just a hull loss with no loss of life.
 
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Re: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon

Wed May 08, 2019 4:58 pm

I remember MH17 but not the others. Yeah I put the SSJ in above. Thank God it's just a hull loss. The media's gonna be all over this.
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Re: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon

Wed May 08, 2019 5:46 pm

DALMD80 wrote:
I remember MH17 but not the others. Yeah I put the SSJ in above. Thank God it's just a hull loss. The media's gonna be all over this.

Unlikely there will be very much media coverage on this in North America.
 
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Re: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon

Wed May 08, 2019 5:57 pm

DALMD80 wrote:
I remember MH17 but not the others. Yeah I put the SSJ in above. Thank God it's just a hull loss. The media's gonna be all over this.


Doubtful. If it's a crash with fatalities, then yes, it would probably hit the news. But it's not.

Just flip things around - you probably wouldn't see tons of report of that MD88 runway excursion at LGA a few years back in news outside the US, either. And this is not that Pegasus Airlines 737 that was sitting on the cliff at TZX (Trabzon), either (The pictures make that runway excursion "sensational" enough that news pick up on it worldwide).
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Re: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon

Fri May 10, 2019 5:38 pm

DALMD80 wrote:
DALMD80 wrote:
Jesus, another hull loss? Well let's tally up the past week or so: The JAX 738 incident, the Challenger crash in Mexico, the helo that went into the Chesapeake bay, now this? Bad week for aviation.

Not to mention the SSJ100 and a few GA incidents.


Plus the Buffalo DC-3 the week prior. Again fortunately with no injuries 9km short of YHY/Hay River.

Does Yangon's rwy 21 have any sort of Runway End Safety Areas (RESA)?

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