Total of nine RMAF Hawk jets involved in crashes, accidents since 1996

File photo of Royal Malaysian Air Force Hawk jets

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of nine Hawk fighter jets of the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) have crashed or been involved in emergency landings since 1996, including the most recent crash at the Butterworth Air Base in Penang.

The first incident in a timeline compiled by Bernama was on June 18, 1996 when a Hawk 108 crashed when conducting a training flight near the RMAF Air Base in Butterworth, Penang. There were no casualties in the incident.

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