Jamaluddin Jarjis Killed In Helicopter Crash

NST– KUALA LUMPUR: Fire and Rescue Department has found all six bodies of the ill-fated helicopter crash at Jalan Sungai Lalang, Kampung Pasir Baru, Semenyih near here.

Home Minister Datuk Seri Zahid Hamidi said it will take another hour for the rescue personnel to retrieve the bodies out of the crash site.

All the bodies will be taken to HKL for identification, he said in a press conference at the crash site.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is also expected to go the crash site.

The helicopter, which was flying to Subang from Kuantan, crashed at 4.55pm today.

It was believed that the helicopter exploded mid-air before it crashed to the ground.

Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein confirmed Rompin Member of Parliament Tan Sri Dr Jamaludin Jarjis was one of the passengers on board the helicopter.

Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi confirmed that Jamaluddin was on board the helicopter which was enroute from Kuantan to Subang.

Meanwhile The Star reported that the five others who were on board were Kedah businessman Datuk Robert Tan, Datuk Seri Azlin Alias, the Private Secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office, a person by the name of Ajdiana Baiziera, pilot Capt Cliff Fournier and bodyguard Mohd Raskan Seran, 32.

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