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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25800
Last updated: 21 December 2019
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Date:24-DEC-1971
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PC6T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pilatus PC-6/C-H2 Turbo Porter
Owner/operator:Air America
Registration: N197X
C/n / msn: 597
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Long Tieng (LS-20A) -   Laos
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Long Tieng (LS-20A)
Narrative:
Taxied into rubber fuel drum. Intense fire erupted, destroying the Porter and the Air America Fairchild C-123K Provider (cn 20062) "613" (54-0613)

Sources:

http://www.pc-6.com/history/597.htm
NTSB (damaged by small arms fire; Ta Vieng; 30.9.67)
The aircraft of Air America


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
11-Nov-2010 15:26 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
20-Nov-2010 12:42 TB Updated [[Date, Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]]

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