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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149320
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Date:09-OCT-1980
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri
Owner/operator:TUDM (Royal Malaysian Air Force)
Registration: FM1706
MSN: 61-414
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Santubong, N of Kuching (KCH), Sarawak -   Malaysia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RMAF Kuching
Destination airport:
Narrative:
During recovery from simulated autorotation, one tail rotor blade disintegrated. Severe vibrations occured. Sucessfully hard autorotative forced landing into high grass.

Sources:

http://pythonjoe.blogspot.com/2009/10/tail-rotor-malfunction-on-s-61-4-nuri.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Sep-2012 03:24 TB Added
01-Oct-2012 03:09 TB Updated [Date, Time, Registration, Cn, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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