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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 30 July 1993
Time:12:32
Type:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-100
Operator:Hornbill Skyways
Registration: 9M-AXM
C/n / msn: SH.1967
First flight: 1979
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-2-201A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 15
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 17
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Long Loyang, Sarawak (   Malaysia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ba'kelalan Airport (BKM/WBGO), Malaysia
Destination airport:Marudi Airport (MUR/WBGM), Malaysia
Narrative:
The aircraft landed on a soccer field due to shortage of fuel, as a result of avoiding a series of severe weather. During the landing run, the aircraft hit an earth mound. The nosewheel broke off and the aircraft nosed over.

Classification:
Fuel starvation
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep 2/01


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Distance from Ba'kelalan Airport to Marudi Airport as the crow flies is 152 km (95 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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