RMAF Hawk crashed

On 16 November 2021 at around 22:00 hrs LT a Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia (TUDM, Royal Malaysian Air Force) BAE Hawk Mk108 crashed at the runway of Butterworth air base.

According to the information released by the Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein there was one fatality. A second airman was injured. The Hawk was operated by 15 Skuadron Panther, which is based at Butterworth. According to the Scramble Magazine database, the RMAF had ten Hawk Mk108 in it's inventory of which five aircraft were lost in accidents.

The RMAF will investigate the cause of the accident.

Photo by TK via jetphotos.com

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