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Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 6 March 2009
Time:ca 10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic NOMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
GAF Nomad N.22B
Operator:Royal Thai Air Force - RTAF
Registration: L9-5/25
MSN: N22B-137
First flight: 1982
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lop Buri Air Base (   Thailand)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Lop Buri Air Base (VTBL), Thailand
Destination airport:Phitsanulok Airport (PHS/VTPP), Thailand
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after takeoff from the Lop Buri Air Base. Local media report the airplane suffered engine problems. The airplane crashed, shearing off the entire left hand wing.

Sources:
» Scramble 380
» Pilot killed in Air Force plane crash in Lop Buri (Nation News, 6-3-2009)


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Distance from Lop Buri Air Base to Phitsanulok Airport as the crow flies is 215 km (134 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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