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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 10722
Last updated: 23 January 2020
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Date:19-AUG-1969
Time:17:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic PC6T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pilatus PC-6/C-H2 Turbo Porter
Owner/operator:Air America
Registration: N196X
C/n / msn: 596
Fatalities:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Long Tieng (LS-20A) -   Laos
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Long Tieng (LS-20A)
Destination airport:Sam Thong, (LS-20)
Narrative:
Crashed after pilot Capt. Ralph S. Davis (35) was shot by a bullet fired from a source outside the aircraft.

Sources:

NTSB
http://www.pc-6.com/history/596.htm
The aircraft of Air America / by Dr. Joe F. Leeker
http://www.angelfire.com/home/laoslist/crl70.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
11-Nov-2010 14:41 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Nov-2010 12:10 TB Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]
20-Nov-2010 15:10 TB Updated [Narrative]
24-Nov-2010 11:38 TB Updated [Source]
25-Nov-2010 14:57 TB Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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