Accident BAe Hawk Mk 208 M40-28, Wednesday 31 May 2006
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Date:Wednesday 31 May 2006
Time:c. 16:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAWK model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
BAe Hawk Mk 208
Owner/operator:Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia (TUDM)
Registration: M40-28
MSN: 446/MS008
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Kuala Rompin, Pahang -   Malaysia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RMAF Kuantan
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea 10 miles off Bernas Beach during bad weather. Pilot possible suffered disorientation flying low level over the sea and into clouds.
Marine police divers recovered the rudder of the Hawk about 7.5 nautical miles off Bernas Beach near Kuala Rompin.
The remains of the pilot Mohammad Rohaizan Ab Rahman (31) were found on the seabed 28 days after the crash, 150 meters off the coast of Pantai Lanjut, Rompin, Pahang.

Sources:

Scramble 326
New Straits Times 2 June 2006, p19

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Aug-2011 13:12 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Aug-2011 00:35 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
09-Oct-2012 07:50 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Oct-2012 07:53 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
19-Feb-2019 14:52 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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