Incident Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri FM1706, Thursday 9 October 1980
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Date:Thursday 9 October 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: FM1706
MSN: 61414
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Santubong, N of Kuching (KCH), Sarawak -   Malaysia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RMAF Kuching
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
During recovery from simulated autorotation, one tail rotor blade disintegrated. Severe vibrations occured. Sucessfully hard autorotative forced landing into high grass.


Revision history:

28-Sep-2012 03:24 TB Added
01-Oct-2012 03:09 TB Updated [Date, Time, Registration, Cn, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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