Aircraft crash: Fingerprint verification identifies two victims - Police

Police urge public not to share crash images

14 Feb 2024 03:33pm
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KLANG - The identities of two victims of an aircraft crash in Kampung Tok Muda, Kapar, here on Tuesday have been identified through fingerprint tests.

North Klang district police chief Assistant Commissioner S. Vijaya Rao said the victims were a pilot named Daniel Yee Hsiang Khoon, 31, and Roshaan Singh Raina, 43.

"The autopsy was conducted on Wednesday at 10am at Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital (HTAR) Klang Forensic Department.

"The cause of death was due to various injuries from the aircraft crash," he said in a statement today.

He said both victims' bodies will be handed over to the next of kin for burial as soon as possible.

He said the police will also help the family to accompany the victim's body.

"The cause of the plane crash is still under investigation by the Air Accident Investigation Bureau (BSKU), and the public is advised not to spread or transmit pictures or videos out of respect for the victim's family," he added.

On Tuesday, Civil Aviation Malaysia (CAAM) confirmed that two passengers, including a pilot, were in a light aircraft that crashed in the palm oil plantation area near Sekolah Kebangsaan Tok Muda, Kapar, Kampung Tok Muda, Klang.

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The light aircraft model BK 160 Gabriel (registration number I-POOC), operated by Air Adventure Flying Club took off from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, Subang, at 1.28 pm for a recreational flight.

The victims' bodies were found in the cockpit of the aircraft at a depth of 1.52 metres in the ground.

The first victim was recovered at 7.06pm followed by the second victim 11 minutes later.