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Last updated: 24 October 2020
Status:Offizieller Zwischenbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 8 Januar 1998
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 310
Fluggesellschaft:Malaysia Airlines
Kennzeichen: 9M-MDJ
Werknummer: 791
Baujahr: 1982-02-03 (15 years 11 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Limbang Airport (LMN) (   Malaysia)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Miri Airport (MYY/WBGR), Malaysia
Flug nach:Limbang Airport (LMN/WBGJ), Malaysia
The aircraft landed slightly past the normal touchdown point. It bounced twice before skidding and then weaved about the runway centre line. The aircraft overran the runway paved surface and crashed into a drain.

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photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-310-9M-MDJ
accident date: 08-01-1998
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 310
registration: 9M-MDJ

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 Miri Airport to Limbang Airport as the crow flies is 125 km (78 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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