Date & Time: Mar 17, 1971
Type of aircraft:
Pilatus PC-6 (Porter & Turbo Porter)
Landing (descent or approach)
Charter (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Approaching Cần Thơ Airport from the north, the pilot of the Porter requested permission to land and was on VHF frequency. At the same time, a crew of two on board a Bell AH-1G Cobra registered 67-15676 was given permission to takeoff. While climbing, the helicopter struck the Porter, causing both airplanes to crash. All eight occupants were killed.