Author Topic: c/n 563, B-855  (Read 1152 times)

Doug Johnson

c/n 563, B-855
« on: March 02, 2015, 09:17:41 AM »
2 pictures check your albums. Please do an internet search maybe you'll come up with one I couldn't find, I need all the help I can get.

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c/n 563, built 06/62 as model H-395, no registry sold as ''563'', to Aviation Investors inc DC (CIA) cancelled export to S/Vietnam, sold to Air Asia co ltd Tainan, reg B-855 Air Asia sold to Air America inc (14th Helio of 29 acquired)  flown as “855” for an undetermined period of time after China and Laos broke off diplomatic relations in mid-1962 accident(1) when the pilot lost control during take off from  aircraft crashed @ unknown airstrip Laos 09/62, accident(2) pilot failed to maintain control upon landing crashed @ (L-105) Ban Tham Lay Laos 01/63, flown Tainan to Vientiane for delivery 04/63, accident(3) hit obstruction taxiing @ unknown airstrip Laos 04/63, accident(4) pilot lost control upon landing due to strong crosswinds @ airstrip unknown location Laos 12/63, accident(5) pilot failed to maintain control on take-off crashed @ (LS-40) Thakhet East Laos 04/64, there was no recovery because of the tactical situation, wasn't de-registered until much later 12/64 because of hope of recovery, destroyed


« Last Edit: November 03, 2019, 11:05:21 AM by Doug Johnson »
Doug

Doug Johnson

Re: c/n 563, B-855
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2019, 11:08:28 AM »
added small picture open above
Doug