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Songkhla (สงขลา)

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
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 Grumman S-2F Tracker off Sakom: 4 killed

Date & Time: Dec 7, 1989
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances in the sea 2 km off the Sakom beach. All four crew members were killed.

Crash of a Douglas C-47 in Songkhla

Date & Time: Dec 18, 1984
Operator:
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed on takeoff for unknown reasons. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire and both pilots were seriously injured.

Crash of a Swearingen SA226AT Merlin IV in Hat Yai

Date & Time: Sep 20, 1982
Operator:
Registration:
L6-2/21
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
AT-065
YOM:
1978
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Hat Yai Airport, the crew declared an emergency after one of the engine failed. Cleared to return for an emergency landing, the crew could not make it and the airplane lost speed then crash landed in a field and came to rest, bursting into flames. All eight occupants escaped with minor injuries while the aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire. The aircraft had the dual registration L6-2/21 and 29-999.
Probable cause:
Engine failure during initial climb for unknown reasons.

Crash of a Beechcraft 65-B80 Queen Air off Songkhla: 6 killed

Date & Time: Apr 30, 1978
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
04676
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Songkhla Airport, while climbing, the twin engine airplane went out of control and crashed into Songkhla Lake. All six occupants were killed.

Crash of a Douglas C-47A-70-DL near Songkhla: 12 killed

Date & Time: Dec 27, 1963
Operator:
Registration:
B-815
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
19258
YOM:
1943
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
12
Circumstances:
The aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances 56 km southwest of Songkhla while conducting a mission on behalf of the Royal Thai Police. All 12 occupants were killed.