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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137500
Last updated: 8 November 2019
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Date:19-JUL-2011
Time:11:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky UH-60L Black Hawk
Owner/operator:Royal Thai Army Aviation (RTAA)
Registration: 6928
C/n / msn: 7026..
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kaeng Krachan district of Phetchaburi -   Thailand
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Thai military helicopter has been reported missing on Tuesday and is believed to have crashed near Ban Khao Daeng in tambon Huay Mae Phiang in Kaeng Krachan district of Phetchaburi, about 2km from the Thai border with nine people on board, officials said.
Contact was lost yesterday with an Army Black Hawk helicopter flying sorties as it prepared to evacuate the bodies of five Army personnel killed in the crash of another chopper on July 11 near the Thai-Burma border. The Black Hawk that disappeared yesterday had nine, including VIP passengers, on board.
In addition to four crew members, the five passengers were the commander of the elite 9th Infantry Division, Maj-General Tawan Ruengsri, the chief of the evacuation operation, and Channel 5 cameraman Sornchai Khongtannukool, along with two captains.
A rescue team on Friday 22 July 2011 found the wreckage of a Black Hawk helicopter that crashed this week in mountainous terrain on the Thai-Myanmar border where it had been sent to recover bodies from another chopper crash.
All nine people on board the helicopter died in the crash, Thai television reports said.

Sources:

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/2011/07/20/national/Nine-feared-lost-in-second-helicopter-crash-30160694.html
http://www.newkerala.com/news/2011/worldnews-31037.html
https://www.bangkokpost.com/lite/topstories/247821/black-hawk-down-en-route-to-crash-site-says-1st-army
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.monstersandcritics.com/news/asiapacific/news/article_1652510.php/Thai-rescue-team-locates-downed-helicopter-in-Myanmar-all-dead]
https://www.thai-aviation.net/files/Air-Accidents.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jul-2011 17:47 Black Typhoon Added
19-Jul-2011 23:52 RobertMB Updated [Location, Country, Nature, Source, Narrative]
22-Jul-2011 00:25 e20dku Updated [Country]
22-Jul-2011 02:23 gerard57 Updated [Source, Narrative]
27-Jul-2011 04:28 RobertMB Updated [Registration]
27-Jul-2011 09:06 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Source, Narrative]
29-Jul-2011 02:45 RobertMB Updated [Cn]

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