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Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan I in Moo 2: 2 killed

Date & Time: Sep 24, 2019 at 0930 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
1917
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Surasi - Surasi
MSN:
208-0267
YOM:
1997
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew (one instructor aged 58 and one pilot under supervision aged 28) departed Surasi Air Base around 0900LT on a training flight. En route, in unknown circumstances, the single engine airplane crashed near Moo 2 (Sai Yok district). The aircraft disintegrated on impact and both occupants were killed.

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 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 1605 LT
Operator:
Registration:
HS-FGB
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Nakhon Ratchasima – Bangkok
MSN:
31-7652156
YOM:
1976
Flight number:
TRB106
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
While descending to Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi Airport, the twin engine aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances in a swamp and came to rest against a wood bridge. The wreckage was found about 15 km from the airport, along the borders of Nong Chok and Min Buri districts. The captain was killed while three other occupants were injured.

Crash of a Saab 340B in Udon Thani

Date & Time: Oct 6, 2013 at 0845 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HS-GBG
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Chiang Mai - Udon Thani
MSN:
453
YOM:
1998
Flight number:
DD8610
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
25
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Following an uneventful flight from Chiang Mai, the crew completed the landing on runway 30 at Udon Thani Airport. The aircraft vacated runway and was taxiing when control was lost. The airplane veered to the right, entered a soft grassy area, lost its nose gear and came to rest. All 28 occupants evacuated safely and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
Failure of the hydraulic system, causing the malfunction of the nosewheel steering system and the brakes.

Crash of an Airbus A330-321 in Bangkok

Date & Time: Sep 8, 2013 at 2326 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HS-TEF
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Guangzhou – Bangkok
MSN:
066
YOM:
1995
Flight number:
TG679
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
14
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
288
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Following an uneventful night schedule service from Guangzhou, the crew was cleared for an ILS approach to runway 19L at Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi Airport. Following a smooth landing, the crew started the braking procedure when, after a course of about 1,000 metres, the aircraft deviated to the right then veered off runway. While contacting soft ground, the nose gear collapsed, the aircraft sank in earth and came to rest with both engines in flames. All 302 occupants were rescued, among them 14 passengers were injured. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
Loss of control after landing after the right hand bogie beam broke due to fatigue cracks.

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
Schedule:
Prachuap Khiri Khan - Prachuap Khiri Khan
MSN:
2082
YOM:
1974
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft departed Prachuap Khiri Khan for a local training flight, carrying two pilots and one engineer. En route, the crew encountered technical problems with the engine and was forced to attempt an emergency landing in a field located in the Phanom Thuan District. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair while both pilots were uninjured. The engineer was slightly injured.