KUCHING – A helicopter on a flight here from Betong was reported missing this evening.
Department of Civil Aviation director-general, Datuk Seri Azharuddin Abdul Rahman confirmed the incident when contacted by Bernama.
“The helicopter left Betong at 4.12 pm and should have arrived in Kuching around 5 pm,” he said.
DCA has launched a search and rescue operation.
The Eurocopter AS350 is operated by a local company.- BERNAMA