Accident Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri M23-17, Monday 18 December 1989
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Date:Monday 18 December 1989
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
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed into river in bad weather. Sixteen soldiers killed. Arwah Lt Col Hasbullah Yusof killed.



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:

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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