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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 10725
Last updated: 10 February 2020
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Date:08-APR-1972
Time:14:00
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: N152L
C/n / msn: 554
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ban Xieng Lom (LS-69) -   Laos
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Ban Xieng Lom(LS-69)
Destination airport:local
Narrative:
Hit tree and crashed during low pass over previous accident site. Pilot Leonard I. Wiehrdt (51) killed, two others serious injured.

Sources:

NTSB
http://www.pc-6.com/history/554.htm
Air America


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
20-Nov-2010 14:38 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Jun-2012 13:24 Anon. Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source]

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