Narrative:DC-3 B-811 was owned by Civil Air Transport and chartered by 'Sea Supply', another CIA operation. While practicing paratroop drops near Hua Hin the wingtip dipped and struck sea (Gulf of Siam) in a low turn. The exact identity of B-811 is uncertain, the plane is reported to have been msn 18947, and 19932.
|Date:||20 OCT 1954|
|Operator:||Civil Air Transport|
|C/n / msn:|| 18947|
|First flight:|| 1943|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Total:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||off Hua Hin (Thailand)
|Phase:|| Maneuvering (MNV)|
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 60)
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.