Only one intact body recovered from site, says IGP


SHAH ALAM: Only one intact body was recovered from the site where the plane crashed at the Elmina township here.

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Razarudin Husain said the body was that of the motorcyclist.

“Police have also identified the driver of the car as an ehailing driver, but have yet to contact his next of kin.

“We tried calling his family members but no one answered,” he told reporters last night.

“Our priority now is to recover the remains of the victims and clear the crash site,” he said, adding that they were working round the clock to recover the remains of the victims and the aircraft debris.

He said the crash site along Persiaran Elmina would remain cordoned off until further notice.

“The post-mortem will be conducted at the Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital in Klang.

“The South Klang police headquarters will house a centre to collect DNA from victims’ families,” he added.

Selangor police chief Comm Datuk Hussein Omar Khan said the cockpit voice recorder had been found.

“The Air Accident Investigation Bureau has taken the device and will send to a laboratory for analysis,” he added.

At press time, he said they were still in search of the flight data recorder.

He also said that police had discovered 10 incomplete bodies and five body parts.

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