Accident Eurocopter UH-72A Lakota 9656, Sunday 14 August 2016
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Date:Sunday 14 August 2016
Time:10:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC45 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter UH-72A Lakota
Owner/operator:Royal Thai Army (RTA)
Registration: 9656
MSN: 9656
Year of manufacture:2014
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Doi Inthanon Chiang Mai -   Thailand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Pang Mapha District
Destination airport:Phitsanuloke
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A military helicopter went missing in northern Thailand with five people on board, including a major general, during a flight returning to its base at Phitsanuloke inspecting flooding in Pang Mapha District of Mae Hong Son near the border with Myanmar. The helicopter disappeared from radar at around 10.30 LT, around 30 minutes into its flight, said Lieutenant General Somsak Ninbanjerdkun, Third Area Army commander overseeing Thailand's north.
The crashed helicopter was found the following day with all the five occupants deceased.



Revision history:

14-Aug-2016 19:52 kypmbangi Added
15-Aug-2016 07:38 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Aug-2016 09:57 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
15-Aug-2016 10:35 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
15-Aug-2016 10:36 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
15-Aug-2016 11:13 rotorspot Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
12-Oct-2016 17:23 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
13-Oct-2016 20:00 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
14-Jun-2024 14:34 Anon. Updated [Category]
15-Jun-2024 11:21 Anon. Updated [Location]

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