Sunday, March 8, 2009

Thai Air Force Accident Description

Accident description
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Status:Preliminary
Date:06 MAR 2009
Time:ca 10:00
Type:GAF N22B Nomad
Operator:Royal Thai Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage:Substantial
Airplane fate:Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lop Buri Air Base (Thailand)
Phase:Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Lop Buri Air Base (VTBL), Thailand
Destination airport:Phitsanulok Airport (PHS/VTPP), Thailand
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after takeoff from the Lop Buri Air Base. Local media report the airplane suffered engine problems. The airplane crashed, shearing off the entire left hand wing.

Sources
» Pilot killed in Air Force plane crash in Lop Buri (Nation News, 6-3-2009)

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.

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