“The wind was blowing from every direction and both helicopter pedals had malfunctioned making it hard to steer, prompting me to make an emergency landing that resulted in our crash”.
These were the words of Captain Fedzrol Norazam, 43, who was involved in a horrific helicopter crash in Cameron Highlands earlier this Wednesday (26 Oct).
Thankfully, due to Captain Fedzrol’s quick emergency-response skills, all six passengers including himself miraculously survived the crash.
He recounted the events that took place leading up to the crash in front of an audience of reporters as well as Minister of Health, YB Tuan Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar.
Captain Fedzrol stated that the helicopter was taking its usual route from Kampung Gawin to Kampung Raja which would allow him to fly into Ipoh after.
“It already started raining when we reached Kampung Raja so I was forced to retreat to a…