Two people were seriously injured and a third suffered minor injuries after a small private plane crashed in Malaysia today.

The plane, a Cessna 172 believed to be used by a local flying club, had three adults on board when it crashed late Friday in a forest area just north of the capital Kuala Lumpur, local police chief Abdul Rahim Abdullah said.

“We were alerted of the crash late Friday and immediately launched a search and rescue operation,” he said.

“We found the three men early today” with local assistance, he added.

All three crash victims have been admitted to a public hospital after a two-hour journey out of the jungle.

Abdul Rahim said that the cause of the crash is being investigated.

(This article was published on January 11, 2014)
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