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Crash of a Pilatus AU-23A Turbo Porter in Wat Bang Sala

Date & Time: Mar 5, 2019 at 1300 LT
Operator:
Registration:
74-2079
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Pattani - Hat Yai
MSN:
2079
YOM:
1974
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The single engine airplane departed Pattani (9th AF Command) at 1156LT bound for the Wing 56 Air Division 4 located at Hat Yai Airport. En route, the crew encountered technical problems with the engine and decided to attempt an emergency landing when the airplane crashed in a small wooded terrain located in the region of Wat Bang Sala. All three occupants were injured and the aircraft was written off.

Crash of a Pilatus PC-12/47 in Kamphaeng Saen: 1 killed

Date & Time: Mar 5, 2017 at 1916 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
VT-AVG
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
New Delhi – Calcutta – Bangkok
MSN:
888
YOM:
2008
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft left New Delhi at 0842LT on an ambulance flight to Bangkok with two pilots and three doctors on board. A refueling stop was completed at Calcutta Airport. At 1903LT, en route to Bangkok-Don Mueang Airport, the crew contacted ATC and requested permission to divert to Kamphaeng Saen Airport for an emergency landing. The permission was granted and the crew started the descent when the aircraft disappeared from radar screens at 1916LT. The burned wreckage was found one hour and thirty minutes later (2048LT) in a wooded area located few km from runway 22L threshold. All five occupants were injured while the aircraft was destroyed. Few hours later, the copilot died from his injuries.

Crash of a Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain in Bangkok: 1 killed

Date & Time: Aug 1, 2016 at 1630 LT
Operator:
Registration:
HS-FGB
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Nakhon Ratchasima – Bangkok
MSN:
31-7652156
YOM:
1976
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
On approach to Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi Airport, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in a swamp located along the borders of Nong Chok and Min Buri districts. The pilot was killed while three passengers were injured.

Crash of a Pilatus AU-23A Turbo Porter in Phanom Thuan

Date & Time: Mar 23, 2012 at 1500 LT
Operator:
Registration:
74-2082
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
MSN:
2082
YOM:
1974
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Aircraft was performing a flight from Prachuap Khiri Khan with two pilots and one engineer on board. In flight, crew encountered technical problems with the engine and was forced to make an emergency landing in a field in Phanom Thuan district, Kanchanaburi. Aircraft was damaged beyond repair while both pilots were uninjured. The engineer was slightly injured.

Crash of an ATR72-212A in Koh Samui: 1 killed

Date & Time: Aug 4, 2009 at 1430 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HS-PGL
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Krabi-Koh Samui
MSN:
670
YOM:
2001
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
68
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
On landing, the aircraft veered off runway and collided with the control tower. The captain was killed while ten other people were seriously injured. The aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of a GAF Nomad N22 in Lop Buri AFB: 1 killed

Date & Time: Mar 6, 2009 at 1000 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
46137
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Lop Buri-Phitsanulok
MSN:
137
YOM:
1982
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Crashed shortly after take off due to engine failure.

Crash of a McDonnell Douglas MD-82 in Phuket: 90 killed

Date & Time: Sep 16, 2007 at 1540 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HS-OMG
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Bangkok-Phuket
MSN:
49183/1129
YOM:
1983
Flight number:
OX269
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
123
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
90
Circumstances:
While approaching Phuket airport in bad weather conditions, the aircraft landed hard on runway 27. It veered of the right side and crashed. 90 people were killed. At the time of the accident, 50% of the LLWAS was out of service. Weather consisted of heavy rain, low visibility, low cloud base and strong winds. Possible windshear.