Accident Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri M23-27, Tuesday 18 March 1997
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Date:Tuesday 18 March 1997
Time:
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: M23-27
MSN: 61794
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:35 km SE of Sipitang, Long Pasia, Sabah -   Malaysia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RMAF Labuan
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Crashed on Gunung Lumako (1967m), 35 km southeast of Sipitang together with Nuri M23-30 while on return from routine mission in the district of Long Pasia (Alung Pa' Sia), Sabah.

Sources:

Air Forces Monthly
http://web.archive.org/web/20170729001142/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Country-By-Country/Malaysia.htm
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/sikorsky-crash-13770/

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jan-2010 21:20 TB Added
27-Sep-2012 09:24 TB Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
30-Sep-2012 09:51 TB Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Oct-2012 12:41 TB Updated [Narrative]
15-Aug-2018 14:06 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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