Copter tragedy: Felcra settlers mourn the passing of one of their own


A photo of Royal Malaysian Navy commanding officer Kdr Muhamad Amir Mohamad posted on Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal's Facebook page.

MUAR: Residents of Felcra Bukit Kepong here mourn the passing of Kdr Muhamad Amir Mohamad, who was killed in the helicopter crash in Lumut, Perak.

The Navy officer was the second generation of settlers in the neighbourhood.

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"May his soul be blessed and placed among those who are faithful and do good deeds," read the Felcra Berhad Kawasan Bukit Kepong's Facebook page.

Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal said Muhamad Amir, a Royal Malaysian Navy commanding officer of Squadron 502, came from a settlement in his constituency.

“He was a son of Bukit Kepong,” he wrote in a Facebook post while expressing condolences to the families of all the victims.

Ten Navy crew members were killed when the two helicopters collided during a training session at the Lumut naval base’s stadium on Tuesday (April 23) morning.

A video of the incident showed one of the helicopters clipping the tail rotor of the other before both choppers crashed onto the ground.

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