Revealing the cause of the plane ‘F5’ crashed because a bird crashed, the pilot tells the minute of the accident pull the community dodge
On December 5, 1964, Pol Maj Gen Prapas Sonjaidee, spokesman for the Air Force. Revealing progress from the case of an 18th fighter jet (F-5) belonging to Squadron 211, Wing 21, had an accident while performing an applied tactical flight mission at the Victory Air Weapons Training Ground. Lopburi Province said that today the pilot, Lieutenant Colonel Suthimet Aumma, felt good and communicated with his wife by writing a letter telling him the reason why the plane had to be abandoned. because there is a solid object hitting the area salute or pilot seat cover which is expected to be a large bird
with blood scattered all over the cockpit can’t control the machine because of the speed of the plane plus the strength of the wind With a speed of 400 knots, or about 800 km / h that penetrated through the cockpit. therefore unable to control the machine So decided to eject from the plane. However, the flight safety team is still investigating the accident again.
Reporters reported that The pilot’s wife asked the pilot’s husband why he ejected from the F-5F (500 feet above the ground (about 150 meters), about 800 kilometers per hour).
The pilot communicated by writing, “The plane crashed into a solid object. Causing the front cover of the cockpit to shatter (windshield), then a bloodbird splashed into the cockpit and hit its face. therefore hurriedly pulled the plane away from the community And the plane could not be controlled (Uncontrol) so hurriedly ejected from the plane (Eject) in a nearly supine position and low height, and the pilot wrote an apology to the Air Force Commander who could not bring the plane. come back to the airport safely