Businessman killed in helicopter crash to be buried today (Nov 9)


Family members and Navy personnel at the funeral of Mohamed Sabri.

KUALA LUMPUR: The body of businessman Mohd Irfan Fikri Mohd Rawi, who was killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday (Nov 9), has been claimed by his family at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre mortuary.

Mohd Irfan was one of two who died after the helicopter they were in was involved in a mid-air collision before it crashed in Taman Melawati.

The 44-year-old's body was released to his family at around 2.05pm and is expected to be taken to the Surai Al-Ikhwan PUJ 2, Taman Punjak Jalil for prayers before being laid to rest at the USJ 22 Muslim Cemetary at Subang Jaya.

The body of the helicopter pilot, Mohamed Sabri Baharom, was brought out of the same mortuary earlier on Monday.

The 56-year-old's body was brought to Masjid Khalid Al Walid in Keramat for funeral prayers before being laid to rest at Raudhatul Sakinah Muslim Cemetery in Batu Caves.

Former Malaysia Airlines Bhd group chief executive officer Datuk Ahmad Jauhari Yahya, who was in the other helicopter involved in the incident, was also spotted at the mortuary on Monday morning.

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