Six cops injured in chopper crash in Tawau, cause unknown


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 27 Feb 2020

KOTA KINABALU: Six policemen were injured when the helicopter they were travelling in crashed in Tawau on Thursday evening (Feb 27).

Tawau OCPD Asst Comm Peter Umbuas said the incident happened at about 6.15pm.

“The policemen on board escaped with injuries, ” he said.

He added that the helicopter crashed into the General Operations Forces (GOF) camp.

“We are not sure what caused the crash. Investigations are ongoing, ” ACP Umbuas said.

The six policemen were being treated at the Tawau Hospital, and they would only be asked about the incident once their conditions were stable, he said.

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