Elmina crash: Delivery rider Muhamad Hafiz was fully insured, says foodpanda


PETALING JAYA: Food delivery company foodpanda says the late Muhamad Hafiz Muhamad Salleh, who was tragically killed in the Elmina plane crash incident, was one of their best riders can had full insurance coverage.

"Foodpanda extends its condolences to Muhamad Hafiz's family.

"He was one of foodpanda's best riders," the company said in a Facebook post on Saturday (Aug 19) together with his picture.

In the comments section, the company also stated that Muhamad Hafiz was insured, which was in response to a user who asked if Muhammad Hafiz's family would be taken care of.

"All foodpanda riders are automatically insured for free during working hours. As such the family will be receiving compensation based on the related benefit.

"For more information, log on to https://pandariders.my/skema-insurans-foodpanda," said foodpanda.

On Aug 17, Muhamad Hafiz, was killed in a plane crash incident on the Guthrie Highway at Elmina, Shah Alam.

The delivery rider was passing by the area and was killed along with another motorist when the plane crashed.

The aircraft, which took off from Langkawi, was cleared to land at the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Subang but crashed into Persiaran Elmina after losing communication with the control tower.

Among the dead was first-term Pelangai state assemblyman and Pahang exco member Datuk Seri Johari Harun.

The others are pilots Shahrul Kamal Roslan and Heikal Aras Abdul Azim; passengers Kharil Azwan Jamaludin, Shaharul Amir Omar, Mohamad Naim Fawwaz Mohamed Muaidi, Muhammad Taufiq Mohd Zaki and Idris Abdol Talib @ Ramali.

The road users killed in the crash were Muhamad Hafiz and Sharipuddin Shaari.

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