Biman Bangladesh Airlines Flight 60 was a scheduled international passenger flight from Dhaka Hazrat Shah Jalal International Airport, Bangladesh to Yangon International Airport, Myanmar. On May 8, 2019, the Bombardier Q400 aircraft, skidded off the runway upon landing, breaking into three sections. There were no fatalities, but 18 of the 28 passengers on board including 5 crew members were injured: the aircraft was also declared a hull loss, making it the tenth loss of a Q400 aircraft.
|Biman Bangladesh Airlines Flight 60|
S2-AGQ, the aircraft involved, seen in June 2018
|Date||May 8, 2019|
|Site||Yangon International Airport, Yangon, Myanmar|
|Aircraft type||Bombardier Dash-8-Q400|
|Operator||Biman Bangladesh Airlines|
|IATA flight No.||BG060|
|ICAO flight No.||BBC060|
|Call sign||BANGLADESH 60|
|Flight origin||Dhaka Hazrat Shah Jalal International Airport|
|Destination||Yangon International Airport|
The accident aircraft held the registration number S2-AGQ.
In the early afternoon of May 8, 2019, at around 15:15 local time, Biman Bangladesh Airlines Flight 060 took off from Dhaka on a scheduled passenger flight to Yangon in Myanmar. At the time of the accident a thunderstorm was present and the weather was very poor.
When the aircraft rolled out for landing, for unknown circumstances it deviated from its course and veered off the 2.1 mile long runway into the grass next to the only runway. The impact caused the aircraft to snap into three sections just behind the forward passenger door and the rear service door. The undercarriage collapsed and the right wing was highly damaged where it meets with the fuselage.
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