Elmina plane crash: JJ's son not involved in crash, family urges for rumours to stop

Situation at the plane crash area in Elmina. — IZZRAFIQ ALIAS/The Star

PETALING JAYA: The son of the late former Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Tan Sri Jamaluddin Jarjis was not involved in the plane crash at Elmina, Shah Alam.

According to Sinar Harian, the family is asking the public to stop spreading the information following the flight’s manifest, which included a victim named “Bin Jamaluddin”.

A quick message stated that his son’s name is Ikhwan Hafiz, not what was listed in the document.

On 4 April 2015, Jamaluddin Jarjis was killed when an AS 3655N2 Dauphin (Registration Number 9M-1GB) crashed into a jungle at Jalan Sungai Lalang in Kampung Pasir Baru near Semenyih, Selangor.

Among those killed were a businessman, CEO of SP Baiduri Sdn Bhd, Tan Huat Seang and also a private secretary in the Prime Minister's Office, Azlin Alias.

He was buried at Makam Pahlawan, located inside Masjid Negara compound, Kuala Lumpur.

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