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Aircraft transporting pesticides crashes, pilot safe

Last Update: 09/11/2019

PASIR SALAK, Nov 9-- A pilot survived after his light aircraft crashed near the Felcra Berhad Jejawi area in Kampung Gajah near here today.

Perak Tengah police chief Supt Barudin Wariso said Muhammad Zakwan Hakem Mazlan, 29, was not injured in the incident which occurred at about 10.25 am.

He said at the time of the incident, the Gyrocopter light aircraft with no passengers on board, was transporting pesticides to be sprayed over paddy fields in the Seberang Perak Felcra (Phases 8 and 9) area.

"The location of the incident is being monitored by the Jejawi police station, and the Civil Aviation Authority has been notified of the incident," he said in a statement.



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