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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 221712
Last updated: 6 November 2019
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Date:22-JAN-1980
Time:c. 10:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic AA5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman AA-5A Cheetah
Owner/operator:SGAS/SPPTS
Registration: 9V-...
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Batu Pahat -   Malaysia
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Singapore (08:30)
Destination airport:Malakka
Narrative:
"Singapore Professional Pilot Training School" Cheetah crashed into a coconut plantation due to engine trouble while on navigation training flight. Malaysian student pilot (22) escaped slightly injured. Airplane dismanteled and transported back to Singapore by lorry.

Sources:

New Straits Times 23 January 1980, p1/26 January 1980, p32


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Feb-2019 11:39 TB Added
10-Feb-2019 14:10 TB Updated [Time, Location, Country, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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