A Biman Bangladesh de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration S2-AGQ performing flight BG-60 from Dhaka (Bangladesh) to Yangon (Myanmar) with 29 passengers and 4 crew, landed on Yangon’s runway 21 at about 18:50L (12:20Z) but veered left off the runway and came to a stop on soft ground with all gear collapsed and the fuselage broken into three sections. All 33 occupants received injuries, 19 of them were taken to hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.
The airport was closed for about 2:30 hours as result of the accident, then resumed operations, the first operation after the accident, a landing on runway 21, took place at 14:52Z. The last landing prior to the accident happened on runway 21 at 12:17Z.
The airline confirmed 29 passengers, two pilots and two cabin crew on board of the aircraft.
The Bangladeshi Ambassador to Myanmar reported from the hospital that 19 people were hospitalized, none of those with life-threatening injuries.
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