Small Passenger Plane Crashes In Malaysia

A plane carrying eight passengers crashed on a highway near Shah Alam in the Malaysian state of Selangor on Thursday (17/8). All were killed along with two motorcyclists who were hit. The Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) said the accident occurred in Elmina City, Shah Alam.

There were six passengers and two crew members on board. According to the Jiran State news agency, Bernama, the police have confirmed that ten people died as a result of this incident.

The flight is scheduled to land in Subang on Thursday (17/8), at 14.49 local time. The aircraft operated by Jetvalet Sdn. Bhd. departed from Langkawi International Airport at 14.08 local time to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport,” said CAAM CEO Norazman Bin Mahmud.

Then, he continued, at 14.51 local time, the Subang Air Traffic Control Tower observed smoke coming from the crash site but there was no call for mayday from the pilot of the ill-fated plane.

the aircraft is a Beechcraft Model 390 (Premier 1) with registration number N28JV. Meanwhile, according to the statement from the Ministry of Regional Government Development, a motorcycle was hit by a plane and firefighters arrived at the location for extinguishing and rescue operations.

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