20-Jul-12 Bell 212 Ulu Belait, Brunei (12F)

2 survived, 12 killed in crash.  Helicopter was en route home with three members of the crew and 2 trainers, 1 staff and 8 Officer Cadets, Officer Cadet School after a jungle training camp.  The Defence Ministry later stated “The main cause of the aircraft crash was due to human error. The aircraft was involved in Controlled Flight into Terrain (CFIT) while conducing unauthorized low level flying.”

Date:
20 July, 2012
Make:
Bell
Model:
B212
Location:
near the Wasai Wang Tebadak, Mukim Labi
Country:
Brunei
Civil / Military:
Military
Fatalities:
12
Operator:
Royal-Brunei-Air-Force
Link:
http://www.mindef.gov.bn/MOD2/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1432:all-crash-victims-recovered-12-fatalities-and-2-survivors&catid=1:news&Itemid=92
Link:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18936400
Link:
http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/SEAsia/Story/STIStory_824694.html

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