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Last updated: 20 October 2019
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Date:Monday 20 September 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA226-AT Merlin IV
Operator:Royal Thai Air Force - RTAF
Registration: L6-2/21
C/n / msn: AT-065
First flight: 1978
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Hat Yai Airport (HDY) (   Thailand)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hat Yai Airport (HDY/VTSS), Thailand
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed on takeoff following an engine failure.

The airplane carried the Thai serial L6-2/21 and the Western serial '29-999'.

Sources:
» Thai Aviation History website
» New Straits Times 22 September 1982, p1


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