Accident Northrop F-5F Tiger II M29-15, Tuesday 21 October 1986
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Date:Tuesday 21 October 1986
Time:c. 11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic F5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Northrop F-5F Tiger II
Owner/operator:Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia (TUDM)
Registration: M29-15
MSN: W1137
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Kerteh, Terengganu -   Malaysia
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Butterworth (11:00)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed during low-level ACM with MB.339 after a/c went into spin. Only instructor pilot (Capt - 27) ejected into the sea off Terengganu coast. One crew member (Lt -23) failed to eject.


New Straits Times 22 October 1986, p1+3
Flight International 16 May 1987, p42

Revision history:

12-Oct-2012 09:26 TB Added
16-Mar-2013 20:10 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
18-Feb-2019 21:53 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Nov-2020 09:02 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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