The Malaysian Police said that the autopsies on the bodies of 10 victims of flight N28JV which crashed around Elmina, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, on Thursday (17/8) evening, have been completed.
Selangor Police Chief Hussein Omar Khan at a press conference in Klang, Selangor, Malaysia, Saturday, said the autopsy had been completed on Friday (18/8) evening and was now awaiting the results of a suitable deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) test.
A total of more than 300 samples of the victim’s body parts have been sent to the Malaysian Chemistry Department for DNA matching purposes. According to him, 30 percent has been successfully completed.
Malaysia uses three methods, namely primary identification, DNA and dental tests to identify victims with certainty.
According to Hussein, the Department of Chemistry is trying to complete all the DNA matching and is expected to finish on Monday (21/8).
Today, he added, the body of Muhamad Hafiz Muhamad Saleh, who was a p-hailing driver , was handed over to the heirs after obtaining a positive DNA match.
The body was brought to the Jamek Ar Rahimiah Mosque, Klang, for prayers and then taken to Sungai Petani, Kedah, for burial.
The plane that crashed was a Beechcraft Model 390 (Premier 1) registration number N28JV.
The Royal Malaysian Police said the plane belonging to the company Jetvalet Sdn Bhd crashed at around 14.51 local time and caused six passengers, two crew members, a motorbike user and a passing car driver to die.
Meanwhile, the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) said the plane that departed from Langkawi International Airport on Thursday (17/8), at 14.08 to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport made first contact with the Subang Air Traffic Control Tower at 14.47 and landing clearance was granted at 14.48 local time.
At 2:51 p.m., the Subang Air Traffic Control Tower observed smoke coming from the crash site but no mayday calls were made by the aircraft.
Source : Antara News