Kapar plane crash: Two onboard killed

KLANG: Police have confirmed that two people on board a light aircraft that crashed near Kampung Tok Muda, Kapar today, were killed.

Selangor police chief Datuk Hussein Omar Khan said preliminary investigation revealed that the two were Malaysians.

He said the process of recovering the bodies was ongoing as the 1,300kg aircraft was buried 2m deep.

"Based on the victims' identification card, one of them is from Johor, while the other is from Penang.

"The body was discovered about 2pm at the cockpit area and recovery process is ongoing.

The operation is expected to conclude in about three hours," he said in a press conference near the crash site.

Hussein added that both victims, in their 40s and 30s, were members of a recreational flying club.

"The pilot is a flying instructor attached to the club while the passenger is one of its members.

"They were conducting a recreational flight.

"We believe that the body is still intact and will be sent to the Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital, Klang, for post mortem."

Hussein said further investigations will be conducted by the Transport Ministry's Air Accident Investigation Bureau

Based on the flight manifest, the Malaysian men have been identified as Daniel Yee Hsiang Khoon, 30 and Roshaan Singh Rania, 42.

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