Elmina plane crash: At least 10 dead, including road users, say cops


SHAH ALAM: At least 10 people have died after a light aircraft crashed at the Elmina Township, here.

Selangor police chief Comm Datuk Hussein Omar Khan said the incident occurred at around 2.40pm on Thursday (Aug 17).

"The aircraft which took off from Langkawi was cleared to land at the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Subang when it lost communication with the control tower.

"The aircraft crashed into the road here and hit a car and motorcycle.

"Based on our checks at least two crew members and six passengers were on board the flight. They all died at the scene," he told reporters at the scene.

He said the driver of the car and the motorcyclist died on impact.

"We have yet to establish if there were more people inside the car.

"All the victims will be sent to the Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital in Klang for post-mortem," he said.

Several pictures and videos have since gone viral of the burning wreckage lying on the road there.

The plane is believed to be a Beechcraft Premier I, a light business jet aircraft.

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