Elmina plane crash: Witness hears loud explosion, sees a person in flames


SHAH ALAM: "I heard a loud explosion and as soon as I reached the site, I saw a person in flames, on the ground,” said an eye-witness of the Beechcraft Model 390 (Premier 1) plane crash, in Elmina, near here on Thursday (Aug 17).

Nur Alia Nordin, 28 said she was in her house in Kampung Kubu Gajah when she heard the deafening explosion and ran out to see what was the cause.

"I saw thick black smoke from the area, about three kilometres from my house and quickly went there.

"As soon I got there, I saw a motorcycle and a plane on fire,” she told Bernama at the location.

At 4.21pm, search and rescue teams and authorities were at the site, where no media was allowed access.

Selangor police chief Comm Datuk Hussein Omar Khan confirmed 10 locals have died in the crash.- Bernama


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