KUCHING – A Malindo Air passenger died during a flight from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Kuching this morning.
Kuching deputy police chief Supt Abang Junaidi Abang Anuar said the victim, Wong Ho Huah, 46, of Sri Aman who is a leukemia patient was confirmed dead at about 11.10am by the flight supervisor.
He said during the flight, Ho Huah was accompanied by his brother who sat beside him during flight Malindo OD 1606.
“At about 12.03pm, as soon as the aircraft was landing at Kuching International Airport (KIA), police received a report on the incident before a team from Sungai Maong police station rushed to the location.
“Initial investigation found the victim had died of leukemia which inflicted him more than two years ago. The incident however did not involve any element of crime and was classified as sudden death,” he said in a statement here today.
He said the body of the victim was taken to Sarawak General Hospital for post-mortem. – BERNAMA