A trainee pilot faced anxious moments as the light aircraft she was operating lost control while landing.
Melaka Tengah district police chief ACP Christopher Patit said the incident occurred at 12.16 pm today on Runway 21 of the Melaka International Airport (LTAM) in Batu Berendam.
“A 23-year-old female trainee was operating the Piper 28 aircraft belonging to International Aero Training Academy Sdn Bhd (IATAC) as part of a flight training session when it lost control during landing on Runway 21.
The aircraft was successfully removed at 12.50 pm, he said, adding that the pilot reportedly suffered minor chest pain due to the impact.
There was no official police report filed with the authorities yet, said Christopher.
Source: BERNAMA News Agency