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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161934
Last updated: 9 August 2020
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Date:26-MAY-2001
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 212ASW
Owner/operator:Royal Thai Navy (RTN)
Registration: 2212
C/n / msn: 30876
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gulf of Thailand -   Thailand
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:U-Tapao
Destination airport:U-Tapao
Narrative:
Crashed on SAR mission for injured fisherman from trawler in Gulf of Thailand. Failed to find the ship and returned to base but lost control and plunged into the sea 15 miles off coast. One surviver rescued by fishing boat.

Sources:

http://www.bellhelicopter.com/MungoBlob/802/70/potential.pdf
AFM July 2001, p90


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Nov-2013 17:27 TB Added
09-Oct-2019 18:37 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Oct-2019 09:05 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration]

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