Incident Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri FM1717, Saturday 19 July 1980
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Date:Saturday 19 July 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri
Owner/operator:TUDM (Royal Malaysian Air Force)
Registration: FM1717
MSN: 61780
Year of manufacture:1976
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:48 km from Ipoh, Perak -   Malaysia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:LP Gurung Korbu, Perak
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed in the jungle while lifting off. Occupants injured. Helicopter repaired.

New Straits Times 26 August 1980, p6

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

13 July 2007 M23-14 TUDM (Royal Malaysian Air Force) 6 5 km from Genting Sempah, Bentong, Pahang w/o

Revision history:

27-Sep-2012 12:49 TB Added
28-Sep-2012 06:15 TB Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]
28-Sep-2012 11:33 TB Updated [Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
30-Sep-2012 08:47 TB Updated [Source]
02-Feb-2019 09:53 TB Updated [Total occupants, Source]

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