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Last updated: 12 November 2018
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Datum:Sonntag 6 Juni 1976
Zeit:07:42 UTC
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic NOMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
GAF Nomad N.22B
Fluggesellschaft:Sabah Air
Kennzeichen: 9M-ATZ
Werknummer: 14
Baujahr: 1975
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:3 km (1.9 Meilen) vom Land entfernt von Kota Kinabalu Airport (BKI) (   Malaysia)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Labuan Airport (LBU/WBKL), Malaysia
Flug nach:Kota Kinabalu Airport (BKI/WBKK), Malaysia
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft stalled and crashed on approach to runway 20. It struck water at an angle of about 60°, facing the direction of approach.
On board were Tun Fuad Stephens, the first Chief Minister of the state of Sabah in Malaysia along with several cabinet members.

Probable Cause:

The aircraft lost control due to the fact that the rear cargo hold had been overloaded, causing a tail-heavy condition.

Informationsquelle:
» Flight International 22 January 1977 (161)
» Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Jun 7, 1976


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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 Labuan Airport to Kota Kinabalu Airport as the crow flies is 113 km (71 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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