On September 7, 2007, about 1130 local time, a Bell 206B, 1612, operated by Thai Agricultural Aviation, collided with the jungle near Pranburi Dam, Prajuabkhirikhan, Thailand, shortly after departure. The meteorological conditions at the time are unknown and it is unknown if a flight plan was filed. The helicopter was destroyed. The two flight crew and two passengers received minor injuries. The flight was originating at the time for the purpose of surveying the forest areas for conservation.

This report is for information purposes only. The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Thailand. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Bureau of Royal Rainmaking & Agricultural Aviation
Ministry of Agriculture & Cooperatives
Bangkok, Thailand

Kiattisak Thangtrongsakol
Director, Aviation Section

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