Plane crash in Kapar: Technical investigation starts 


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KUALA LUMPUR: The Air Accident Investigation Bureau (BSKU) team from the Ministry of Transport has conducted a technical investigation on Gabriel BK160TR aircraft that crashed in Kampung Tok Muda, Kapar, Selangor on 13th February 2024.

The Ministry of Transport said, the technical investigation had started on the day of the air accident and was based on Annex 13 – Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation, International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO Annex 13).

“Based on the early investigation, the aircraft registered with the sign I-POOC is owned by an Italian company, Blackshape S.p.A. Meanwhile the company from Hong Kong, Sky Media Ltd. is the distributor on behalf of Blackshape S.p.A for the Southeast Asia region.

“Sky Media Ltd has appointed Aviation Safety Technology Pte Ltd (AST), a Singaporean company for Gabriel BK160TR marketing services.

“AST had appointed the pilot who was involved in the crash to handle the Gabriel BK160TR (registration I-POOC) aircraft aimed at promoting it to the customers in Malaysia,” the Ministry said in a statement here Friday.

The statement added, during the crash, the Gabriel BK160TR (registration I-POOC) had a valid airworthiness certification under the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

“Investigation will continue to detect the condition issues and the cause of the accident with the aim to save life and to avoid the same accident to happen in future.
“In line with Annex 13 ICAO, early report will be prepared within 30 days from the date of the accident followed by a full report the latest in 12 months,” the statement said. –Malaysia World News


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