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Last updated: 21 September 2021
Datum:Samstag 17 Januar 1976
Flugzeugtyp:Handley Page HPR-7 Herald 401
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Malaysian Air Force - RMAF
Kennzeichen: FM1025
Werknummer: 181
Baujahr: 1964
Triebwerk: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart (series unknown)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 22
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 25
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Kuala Lumpur Subang International Airport (KUL) (   Malaysia)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:Kuching Airport (KCH/WBGG), Malaysia
Flug nach:Kuala Lumpur-Simpang Air Base (WMKF), Malaysia
The Herald transport plane was planning to land at Kuala Lumpur-Simpang Air Base when the left undercarriage failed to extend. The pilot decided to divert to Subang Airport for a controlled belly landing.
The aircraft was sold to British Air Ferries, January 1978 (G-BEYI) and broken up for spares at Kuala Lumpur.


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kuching Airport to Kuala Lumpur-Simpang Air Base as the crow flies is 973 km (608 miles).

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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