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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 190464
Last updated: 22 April 2020
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Date:04-OCT-2016
Time:09:45 LT
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: M23-33
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:SMK Balung Tawau, Sabah -   Malaysia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tawau
Destination airport:Semporna
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed on to the roof of a school after a apparent technical failure. There were no fatalities. Early reports state that at least 21 people, including students, have been injured in the crash.

Sources:

http://www.bernama.com/en/general/news.php?id=1288326
http://www.theborneopost.com/2016/10/04/helicopter-crashes-in-tawau-school-compound-at-least-20-injured/
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-10/04/c_135731373.htm
https://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/10/178536/crashed-nuri-heli-removed-smk-balung-video .


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Oct-2016 06:19 gerard57 Added
04-Oct-2016 06:20 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
04-Oct-2016 06:30 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
04-Oct-2016 07:30 gerard57 Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
05-Oct-2016 18:26 TB Updated [Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Source]
06-Oct-2016 06:18 kraznyoctbyar Updated [Registration]
08-Oct-2016 19:02 Padidiver Updated [Source]

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