Accident Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri M23-17, Monday 18 December 1989
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Date:Monday 18 December 1989
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: M23-17
MSN: 61784
Fatalities:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Sungai Lundu, Sarikei, Sarawak -   Malaysia
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Crashed into river in bad weather. Sixteen soldiers killed. Arwah Lt Col Hasbullah Yusof killed.

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://coltoras1959.blogspot.de/2011/08/tajuk-163-rmaf-crash-case-2.html]
http://xnuripilot.blogspot.de/search/label/Gubir%20Tragedy

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

28 July 1983 M23-17 TUDM (Royal Malaysian Air Force) 0 LP Maligan, Sabah sub

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jan-2010 21:20 TB Added
27-Sep-2012 11:05 TB Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
28-Sep-2012 05:30 TB Updated [Registration, Cn]
28-Sep-2012 07:17 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
01-Oct-2012 02:40 TB Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
03-Oct-2012 12:27 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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