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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82866
Last updated: 16 March 2020
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Date:17-MAR-1971
Time:afternoon
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: N393R
C/n / msn: 598
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Can Tho (V-17) -   Vietnam
Phase: Approach
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Can Tho (V-17)
Narrative:
Mid-air collision with United States Army Bell AH-1G Cobra 67-15676 while on short final approach. Pilot Capt. Kenneth A. Houp. The number of occupants in the Porter reported as one (1), three (2) and six (3).

Sources:

http://www.pc-6.com/history/598.htm
The Aircraft of Air America / by Dr. Joe F. Leeker (1)
JBaugher (2)
http://www.armyaircrews.com/cobra_nam.html (3)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Nov-2010 15:01 TB Added
08-Jun-2015 18:27 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Nature, Source, Narrative]
08-Jun-2015 18:58 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Nature, Source, Narrative]
08-Jun-2015 19:00 TB Updated [Time, Source]

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