Accident Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri M23-23, Friday 5 March 2004
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Date:Friday 5 March 2004
Time:07:21 LT
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: M23-23
MSN: 61790
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near RMAF Butterworth (BWH), Penang -   Malaysia
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RMAF Butterworth (BWH/WMKB), Penang
Destination airport:local
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crash landed in housing estate at Taman Udara close to Butterworth Airfield after a test flight. Co-pilot Capt Dicky Rishi Chin and quartermaster Flight Sergeant Zailani Abdul Kadir were killed. Pilot Capt Yuhaizam Yahaya survived injured.


Air Forces Monthly, May 2004, p75

Revision history:

04-Jan-2010 12:17 TB Added
27-Sep-2012 04:02 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
11-Nov-2012 14:07 TB Updated [Time, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-May-2021 17:54 TB Updated [Narrative]

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