CAMERON HIGHLANDS: “I am okay” was all that Dr Munirah Abd Rahman, one of six persons who survived a helicopter crash – managed to say to her husband.
According to a report by news portal Majoriti, the doctor who is attached with the Health Ministry, contacted her 38-year-old husband Abdul Latif Abdul Razak after the crash yesterday afternoon.
According to Abdul Latif, his wife was in stable condition and was at that time waiting to be taken to Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun in Ipoh, Perak.
“That is all she said. Maybe she was in trauma. But I am grateful. I was informed that she suffered injuries in the hip area.
“She was to be taken to the Ipoh hospital for further treatment but has yet to arrive there due to the bad weather in Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands,” he told the portal.
Dr Munirah, a mother of two, has served as a medical officer for 12 years.
Abdul Latif added that his wife had flown by helicopter several times to provide medical assistance in the interiors of Gua Musang, Kelantan.
“This has never happened before but she was given training under the aviation company,” he said.
A helicopter with six people crashed in Cameron Highlands at 1.15pm yesterday. Other than the pilot, the five people are staff members of the Health Ministry.
Perak Fire and Rescue Department director Azmi Osman said three of the victims suffered serious injuries –The Star