Helicopter Kawasaki Heavy Industries kv-107iia-sm-1 Serial 4123 Register MOI 07 JQ4123 used by Saudi Ministry of Interior ,kawasaki helicopter system. Built 1980. Aircraft history and location
Year 1980 to 1987
|kawasaki helicopter system|
|KV-107/IIA-SM-1, c/n 4123, ff?|
Kawasaki Heavy Industries reg JQ4123 for testing, 1980.
|Saudi Ministry of Interior|
|1987-01-28||del Saudi Arabia, Ministry of Interior, General Civil Defence Agency as MOI 07, unk|
w/o 28Jan87 when it became fouled in the sling rope after releasing the load
crew of 4 KIA.
|Aircraft CD 07 crashed in Mecca killing all onboard. It was load lifting and the strop and shackle used to lift load became entangled in rotor head, causing de phasing of rotors . Two Saudi crew and two American Lockheed crew died that day. Kevin Perrier and John Mullen RIP.|
|Kevin Perrier and John Mullen died in the crash. John was pilot and Kev the crew chief. Kev wasn't due to fly that mission, the other crew chief went off sick that day. The mission was to assist in load lifting pallets of building gear.|