Honda Malaysia recalls 15,743 cars due to faulty airbag

File picture shows Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp's auto accesories on display at a car showroom in Tokyo. Honda said on November 13 that an exploding airbag in one of its cars killed a woman in Malaysia, bringing to five the number of deaths linked to a defect in parts made by embattled Japanese supplier Takata. - AFP

PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia is set to recall 15,734 of its vehicles here, following the death of a pregnant lady from an abnormal rupture of a Takata-made airbag installed in its cars.

A news wire reported that it was the first known fatal crash linked to faulty Takata airbags outside the United States. The accident took place on July 27 but was only disclosed by Honda on Thursday.

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