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Last updated: 20 October 2020
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Fecha:domingo 6 junio 1976
Hora:07:42 UTC
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic NOMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
GAF Nomad N.22B
Operador:Sabah Air
Registración: 9M-ATZ
Numéro de série: 14
Año de Construcción: 1975
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Total:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 11
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:3 km (1.9 milles) de la costa de Kota Kinabalu Airport (BKI) (   Malasia)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Labuan Airport (LBU/WBKL), Malasia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Kota Kinabalu Airport (BKI/WBKK), Malasia
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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