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Last updated: 4 December 2020
Datum:dinsdag 24 september 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation
Registratie: 1917
Constructienummer: 20800267
Bouwjaar: 1997
Motoren: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Moo 2, Sai Yok District (   Thailand)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Kanchanaburi-Surasi Air Base (VTBG), Thailand
Vliegveld van aankomst: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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