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Malaysian helicopter pile-up kills PM’s comparison help and former US envoy


KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 5 (Reuters) – Malaysian Prime Minister
Najib Razak’s arch of staff and a former envoy to the
United States, who was also a comparison member of Najib’s party,
were among 6 people killed in a helicopter pile-up nearby the
capital, officials pronounced on Sunday.

Witnesses told state news group Bernama they saw the
helicopter raze in mid-air before it crashed into a ground
in a city of Semenyih outward Kuala Lumpur late on Saturday.

The Prime Minister’s Office pronounced a helicopter was carrying
guests behind from a marriage accepting for Najib’s daughter.

Malaysian officials also reliable that Najib’s arch of
staff, Azlin Alias, and lawmaker Jamaluddin Jarjis, a former
Malaysian envoy to a United States, were among those
killed in a crash.

A sorrowful Najib told a news discussion late on
Saturday “no mill will be left unturned” by investigators
determining a means of a crash.

“We have mislaid dual total who had done good contributions
to a government, celebration and nation in this tragedy,” Bernama
quoted a weeping Najib as saying.

He pronounced Jamaluddin had played a poignant purpose in building
close ties between Malaysia and a United States. Jamaluddin
was also a comparison member of Najib’s United Malays National
Organisation, a celebration that has led a bloc that has
ruled Malaysia given autonomy in 1957.

“His detriment is a large tragedy to me and we am deeply saddened by
what has happened,” Najib said.

The other 4 killed were identified as businessman Tan
Huat Seang, a pilot, co-pilot and a bodyguard. All 6 bodies
were recovered from a disadvantage on Saturday night, officials
said. Malaysia’s polite aviation dialect has begun an
investigation.

(Reporting by Praveen Menon; Editing by Paul Tait)

Article source: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/05/malaysia-crash-idUSL3N0X201H20150405

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