In a tragic incident, a private jet that had been flying from a luxurious holiday island crashed and exploded on a road in Malaysia.
The crash resulted in the loss of at least nine lives.
The incident occurred in the Selangor state of Malaysia.
Here are the details of the incident:
The Crash Details
The aircraft, a Beechcraft Model 390, was carrying eight individuals on board when it crashed in the town of Elmina, located in Shah Alam, Selangor province.
The crash took place shortly before 3pm local time.
The ill-fated flight had departed from the popular holiday destination, Langkawi.
Aftermath and Destruction
The aftermath of the crash was captured in shocking video footage that emerged following the incident.
The crashed plane was seen engulfed in billowing black smoke.
The aircraft had veered off the road during the crash, coming to a stop on a nearby grass verge. The impact had caused significant damage, leading to the destruction of parts of the plane.
Casualties and Witnesses
Tragically, all passengers on board the plane lost their lives in the crash.
Authorities have confirmed the deaths of the passengers, but specific details regarding their identities have not been released.
Eyewitnesses at the scene reported that a ninth victim, a motorcyclist, was also killed during the incident.
The motorcyclist lost his life when debris from the plane crash struck his bike.
Investigation and Response
As authorities work to gather more information about the incident, the cause of the crash remains under investigation.
The crash site was cordoned off by authorities, and emergency response teams were dispatched to the scene.
This incident has left the local community and the aviation authorities in shock.
As details continue to emerge, the nation mourns the loss of lives in this tragic aviation accident.