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Last updated: 4 December 2020
Fecha:martes 24 septiembre 2019
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan
Operador:Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation
Registración: 1917
Numéro de série: 20800267
Año de Construcción: 1997
Motores: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Moo 2, Sai Yok District (   Tailandia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kanchanaburi-Surasi Air Base (VTBG), Tailandia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Kanchanaburi-Surasi Air Base (VTBG), Tailandia
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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