Probe into airport accident to be completed within a month

The driver of the MAHB vehicle died the day after the accident on the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport runway in Subang. (Facebook pic)

SEPANG: The Air Accidents Investigation Bureau’s probe into Monday’s fatal accident on the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport runway in Subang is expected to be completed in a month, said Deputy Transport Minister Kamarudin Jaffar.

Police are also conducting their own investigations, he told reporters after officiating a passing-out parade for Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) security personnel at Kompleks Bunga Raya, KL International Airport, here today.

In the 3.20am incident, Mohd Ruzaimi Iskandar Ahmad Razali, 39, the driver of the MAHB engineering vehicle, was seriously injured after it was involved in an accident with a private aircraft on the runway of the airport.

He died at the Sungai Buloh Hospital at 6.45pm on Tuesday.

He leaves a wife, Nor Azawiah Md Usuf, and four children, aged from one to 13.

In KUALA LUMPUR, Selangor police chief Noor Azam Jamaludin told Bernama that police would be calling up witnesses and the pilot to assist in investigations.

He said the case has been classified under Section 304(a) of the Penal Code for causing death by negligence.