MIRACLE SURVIVAL – PILOT FOUND ALIVE AT MISSING HELICOPTER CRASH SITE NEAR BIDOR

Missing helicopter pilot found alive at crash site near Bidor, says Dr Wee

PETALING JAYA: The pilot of the helicopter that went missing near Bidor was found by rescuers at about 8.20am Monday (Sept 12), says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.

The Transport Minister said, in a Facebook post, that the pilot was found alive by the search and rescue team at the crash site near Bidor.

“I have just received information from the Civial Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) that the pilot from yesterday’s helicopter incident has been found alive at the crash site. The site was detected at 8.20am near Bidor.

The MCA president added that rescuers were working to move the pilot safely to a hospital in Ipoh for treatment.

On Sunday, the helicopter, with a single pilot on board, is said to have lost contact with KLATCC at 12.16pm.

The aircraft took off from the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Subang at 11.37am for a private flight and was scheduled to land at the Sultan Azlan Shah Airport here at 12.37pm.

The helicopter model is a Eurocopter EC120B, registration marking N409HH operated by Heli Outpost Sdn Bhd.

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