Accident Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri M23-21, Wednesday 16 October 1996
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Date:Wednesday 16 October 1996
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: M23-21
MSN: 61788
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Teluk Bahang, Pulau Pinang -   Malaysia
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:RMAF Butterworth
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Fell into the sea near Muka Head Lighthouse during night mission to evacuate an injured ship crew. Two crew survived, three others killed.


Revision history:

04-Jan-2010 21:20 TB Added
05-Jan-2010 10:36 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
27-Sep-2012 04:28 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Sep-2012 10:01 TB Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
25-Dec-2013 15:17 TB Updated [Narrative]

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