KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 1 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak hopes the four victims of a helicopter crash in Tanah Merah, Kelantan yesterday make a speedy recovery. “Alhamdulillah, all four people survived the PDRM helicopter crash during the mission to send food to the flood victims. “I hope they make a speedy recovery,” he said in his Facebook page and Twitter account.
A Ecureuil helicopter belonging to PDRM crashed at 6.30pm yesterday while on a mission to send aid to flood victims in Kampung Baru, Tanah Merah. The two pilots and two flight crew on board escaped with injuries. Witnesses claimed seeing the helicopter flying low before hearing an explosion before it plunged to the ground.