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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56698
Last updated: 27 November 2019
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Date:02-SEP-1998
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29N
Owner/operator:Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia (TUDM)
Registration: M43-17
C/n / msn: 5313
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kampung Jaya Gading, Kuantan -   Malaysia
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RMAF Kuantan
Destination airport:RMAF Kuantan
Narrative:
Suffered a hydraulic failure. Returning to RMAF Kuatan after an emergency abort, the battery failed and the pilot was forced to eject. Aircraft crashed into forest. Subsequent inspection of all MiG-29 batteries found that the batteries did not meet the manufacturer's own specifications.

Sources:

Scramble 278
New Straits Times 28 October 1998, p5


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jun-2010 12:39 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Oct-2012 12:35 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Feb-2019 09:30 TB Updated [Date, Cn, Operator, Location, Source]
19-Feb-2019 13:18 TB Updated [Source]

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