Monday, April 11, 2011

Helicopter crashes in Sibu

Pilot killed in helicopter crash... AT 8.30PM



NONE1.50pm: Sibu - A helicopter believed to be carrying members of the deputy prime minister's entourage has tipped and landed on its side just as it was attempting takeoff on a field near Wisma Sanyan.

The convoy of helicopters were said to have about to be flying back out after ferrying DPM Muhyiddin Yassin from Bintangor to Sibu, when one of them landed back onto the ground and fell on its side.

It is understood the accident happen at 1.45pm. Muhyiddin is reportedly uninjured. The pilot has sustained injuries and has been taken to the nearby hospital for treatment.
Muhyiddin, who was not on the copter, is slated to visit the injured pilot at 3pm.
2.30pm: Sibu - According to OCPD ACP Shafie Ismail, the incident happened at 1.50pm after the helicopter had unloaded all passengers in Sibu Townsquare.

"The helicopter wanted to fly back to the airport for parking, (but) then fell from about 10 feet aboveground."

Before the incident, there were three helicopter bringing the DPM's entourage back from Bintangor to Sibu. Two of them are belonged to Hornbill skyways. The helicopter that crashed belongs to Sabah Air.


seals: Is the GOD sending a message to the people?

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Pray to God. ^_^

Snowy