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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161345
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:09-OCT-2013
Time:10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H
Owner/operator:Royal Thai Army Aviation (RTAA)
Registration: 5717
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sai Bo La Yu Canal in Tambon Thepa, Songkhla -   Thailand
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter got entangled in wires while inspecting high-voltage transmission towers between Pattani and three districts of Songkhla. The helicopter subsequently crashed into the Sai Bo La Yu Canal in Tambon Thepa, Songkhla. The ten officers jumped out of the helicopter, one was injured. The wreckage was recovered from the canal by heavylift crane on 14 Ocotber 2013

Sources:

1. http://www.nationmultimedia.com/national/Army-helicopter-hits-power-lines-crashes-30216728.html
2. https://www.thai-aviation.net/files/Air_Accidents.pdf
3. https://www.thai-aviation.net/files/MACR/UH_1_5717_09Oct13_Bangkok_Post.pdf
3. http://forum.scramble.nl/viewtopic.php?p=663769


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Oct-2013 06:13 gerard57 Added
10-Oct-2013 06:19 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
11-Oct-2013 07:29 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type]
20-Feb-2015 16:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
20-Feb-2015 16:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Source, Narrative]

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