right here was no component of sabotage within the latest helicopter crashes within the nation, Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) chief govt officer Chester Voo stated.
The mishaps have been on account of climate or upkeep points, he informed the media after conducting a briefing for 20 helicopter operators right here at present.
“At present, there may be nothing indicating sabotage … normally it was on account of climate or upkeep (points) as a result of these helicopters are like vehicles and require fixed upkeep,” he stated.
Relating to at present’s briefing, Voo stated CAAM was offering recommendation and reminders in regards to the significance of helicopter upkeep and operation, within the wake of three accidents involving helicopters within the final six months.
On March 24, two folks have been injured when the Airbus AS350 B3 helicopter they have been travelling in crashed on the Sultan Abdul Aziz Airport in Subang. Three others escaped unharmed.
On Nov eight final 12 months, a 9M-HCA and a 9M-HCB collided in mid-air at Taman Melawati on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, killing former naval officer Mohamed Sabri Baharom, 56, and businessman Mohd Irfan Fikri Mohamed Rai, 41.
Former Malaysia Airways chief govt officer Datuk Ahmad Jauhari Yahya, 66, and passenger Tan Chai Eian, 51, nonetheless, have been unharmed after an emergency touchdown at a close-by open space.
On Jan 1, two males suffered minor accidents when their gentle helicopter crashed in an empty area on the Klang Free Commerce Zone in Pulau Indah, Klang.
On the helicopter crash at Sultan Abdul Aziz Airport in Subang, Voo stated the transport ministry’s Air Accident Bureau can be figuring out the reason for the Airbus AS350 B3 helicopter crash.
“The investigation can be performed by the bureau and after the investigation report is launched, CAAM will undergo it and supply suggestions to trade gamers on the enhancements that have to be made. The true reason for the incident has but to be recognized,” he stated.