Accident description
Last updated: 21 April 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 6 June 1976
Type:GAF Nomad N.22B
Operator:Sabah Air
Registration: 9M-ATZ
C/n / msn: 14
First flight: 1975
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) off Kota Kinabalu Airport (BKI) (   Malaysia) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Labuan Airport (LBU/WBKL), Malaysia
Destination airport:Kota Kinabalu Airport (BKI/WBKK), Malaysia
Narrative:
The aircraft stalled and crashed on approach. On board were Tun Fuad Stephens, the first Chief Minister of the state of Sabah in Malaysia along with several cabinet members.

Events:

Sources:
» Flight International 22.01.1977 (161)
» Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Jun 7, 1976


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Distance from Labuan Airport to Kota Kinabalu Airport as the crow flies is 113 km (71 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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