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Last updated: 27 October 2020
Datum:Dienstag 24 September 2019
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan
Fluggesellschaft:Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation
Kennzeichen: 1917
Werknummer: 20800267
Baujahr: 1997
Triebwerk: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Moo 2, Sai Yok District (   Thailand)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Kanchanaburi-Surasi Air Base (VTBG), Thailand
Flug nach:Kanchanaburi-Surasi Air Base (VTBG), Thailand
A Cessna 208 Caravan rain making plane was destroyed after impacting terrain during a training flight. The instructor pilot and trainee died in the crash.

The aircraft was being used by the Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation in Thailand for cloud seeding operations. This process of artificial rain making is used to combat drought in farming areas.



photo of Cessna-208-Caravan-1917
accident date: 24-09-2019
type: Cessna 208 Caravan
registration: 1917

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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