KOTA KINABALU: Six people are believed to be injured when a Twin
Otter aircraft belonging to MASWings, made an emergency landing in Kudat
at about 3.30pm.
Police said the aircraft which was carrying 16 people, appeared to have
overshot the runway and ended up near a vacant house in the nearby
It is learnt that six people were injured although the extent of their injures are still unknown.
Malaysia Airlines in a Press statement later confirmed that it was
their aircraft - DHC6 9M-MDM MH3002 operating from Kota Kinabalu to
Kudat which was involved in the 2.50pm incident.
"The aircraft landed short of the runway in Kudat."
"No reported fatalities as of now. Focus of the airline is on the rescue of the passengers and crew."
"We will continue to monitor the situation at the crash site and update the situation," it said.
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