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VIDEO: Former Malaysia Airlines CEO survives mid-air helicopter collision

PortandTerminal.com, November 8, 2020

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia Airlines group’s former chief executive officer Ahmad Jauhari Yahya is one of two survivors in a mid-air helicopter crash that took place this morning (Nov. 8) in Kuala Lumpur. Two other people were killed in the crash which was caught on video over a suburban neighborhood.

In a statement, Malaysian Transport Minister Wee Ka Siong said the two G2CA helicopters had been involved in a flight training session with four crew members. They had departed from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Kuala Lumpur.

One of the aircraft crashed, claiming the lives of former Royal Malaysian Navy officer Mohamed Sabri Baharom, 56, of Wangsa Melawati and Mohd Irfan Fikri Mohamed Rawi, 41, of Jalan Pengkalan Chepa, Kota Bharu, Kelantan.

The two survivors were former Malaysia Airlines Berhad chief executive officer Datuk Ahmad Jauhari Yahya, 66, and Tan Chai Eian, 51, who managed to perform an emergency landing in a nearby area.

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