3 babies from Sabah flown by RMAF aircraft for heart surgery in IJN Kuala Lumpur

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KUALA LUMPUR 11 DEC: The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) today made a mercy flight carrying three baby boys who need heart surgeries at the National Heart Institute, (IJN) Kuala Lumpur.

The RMAF in its statement said, the three babies have been treated earlier at the Sabah Women and Children Hospital.

The babies are Alvanneo Franruvis aged 17 days has problem with blood vessels leading to the heart while Oddey Chin Kian Sin born 18 days ago and Mohamad Afif Hakim Afifi Wahyudi aged 21 days, both suffer a hole in the heart.

The carrier aircraft A400M from No.22 Skuadron, Subang Air Base was flown from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah to Subang Air Base by two sets of pilots with the first led by Major In’Amul Hasan Shuhaimi Basha (RMAF) and Captain Mohd. AmirShahrin (RMAF) as pilot assistant.

Meanwhile the second set of pilots were Major Khairul Ikhmal Ishak (RMAF) as the pilot and Captain Mohd Mazhan Puteh @Abdullah (RMAF) as pilot assistant.

Other crew members are Engineering Officer, Lt.Ainun Nadia Adnan (RMAF) together with technical staffs and Loadmaster FSjn Hairy Khamis, FSjn Abdul Rahman Sumsudin and Sjn U Kamarul Ariffin Zulkifli.

Accompanying the babies in the flight were medical officer, Dr. Tan Wei Wem, a paramedic, Dr. Dominica Hiew Hui Wen and the babies’ mothers.

The statement added, the aircraft left from Kota Kinabalu at 1.09 pm and reached the Subang Air Base at 6.10pm. The babies were taken by the staffs of the Heart Institute, Kuala Lumpur who had been waiting for their arrival. – Malaysia World News

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