KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 – Selangor police chief, Datuk Hussein Omar Khan, has officially confirmed an aircraft crash in Kapar, Klang today.
“I can only confirm the incident but there are no details yet because we have only seen the tail of the aircraft,” he told Bernama.
Meanwhile, Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia chief executive officer, Datuk Capt. Norazman Mahmud said the authority is investigating the crash and will issue a press statement soon.
Earlier today, a 17-second video depicting the wreckage of an unidentified aircraft that crashed in a palm oil plantation went viral.
The occurrence was further verified by Ahmad Mukhlis Mukhtar, deputy director of Operations at the Selangor Fire and Rescue Department, who specified the crash location as Kampung Tok Muda.
In a statement earlier, he said they received a distress call at 1.56 pm and deployed a team from the Kapar station, adding that search and rescue efforts were ongoing.
Klang Utara District police chief, S. Vijaya Rao, also confirmed the news when briefly contacted by Bernama, mentioning that he had just arrived at the crash site.