Accident Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri M23-14, Friday 13 July 2007
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Date:Friday 13 July 2007
Time:c. 09:35 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: M23-14
MSN: 61780
Year of manufacture:1976
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:5 km from Genting Sempah, Bentong, Pahang -   Malaysia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Sempang (WMKF)
Destination airport:Kuantan (WMKD)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
It was a routine training flight for crew change over. Departed in marginal weather from parent base and got trapped in bad weather near Gunung Bunga Buah (Bentong Gap area). Hit the north facing cliff of Gunung Bunga Buah (CFIT). Hit trees several times at low level and crashed.
Wreckage located July 17, 2007, 13:24 LT.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20170729001142/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Country-By-Country/Malaysia.htm
Air Forces Monthly

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

19 July 1980 FM1717 TUDM (Royal Malaysian Air Force) 0 48 km from Ipoh, Perak sub

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jan-2010 12:17 TB Added
27-Sep-2012 02:00 TB Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Sep-2012 02:37 TB Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Sep-2012 02:46 TB Updated [Source]
28-Sep-2012 04:56 TB Updated [Location, Narrative]
30-Sep-2012 08:10 TB Updated [Time]
03-Feb-2013 11:05 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
13-Sep-2013 08:46 harro Updated [Narrative]
25-Dec-2013 15:24 TB Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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