22-Dec-13 M23-15 Sikorsky S61A-4 Pulau Pera, Malaysia

Within a short time of completing a  “Maintenance Check 2”, helicopter crashed on the rocky coast of an island.  All 4 POB got out safely.  At the time of the incident, the S61 was piloted by Kapt Asmawi Azmi and co-pilot Kapt Nuradlina Ab Manah. Sjn (U) Mohamad Khairi Abdul Rahman was the helicopter’s Air Quartermaster (AQM).

Date
December 22, 2013
Reg
M23-15
Make
Sikorsky
Model
S61
Location
Pulau Perak, Kedeh
Country
Malaysia
CivilMilitary
Military
Operator
Royal-Malaysian-Air-Force
Link 1
http://www.thestar.com.my/News/Nation/2013/12/27/nuri-crash-not-technical-rmaf/
Link 2
http://malaysiaflyingherald.wordpress.com/2013/12/30/pulau-perak-incident-not-related-to-technical-issue/

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