22 Dec, KUALA LUMPUR-One pilot was killed while three officers were injured in a plane crash on Wednesday at a Malaysian air force base in Butterworth in the northern Penang state, the Star reported on Wednesday.
The plane was a Beechcraft twin-turboprop Super King Air 200T and was reported to be conducting an exercise when it crashed at around 5:20 p.m. local time.
A Facebook user, called “Rjuna Rjuna,” posted some pictures believed to be showing the accident in which a military rescue worker was checking the wreckage of the plane while another showed a column of smoke emit from the scene.
It is reported that the three injured officers have been sent to the hospital.
The Royal Malaysian Air Force has not disclosed the cause of the acciden- (Xinhua)