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Ten people have died after a plane crashed onto a highway north of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.

The charter plane carried six passengers and two flight crew after it departed from Langkawi International Airport on its way to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport.

In a statement released by the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia, the crash was detailed.

“First contact made by the aircraft with Subang Air Traffic Control Tower was at 2.47 p.m. and landing clearance was given at 2.48. At 2.51 p.m. local time, the Control Tower observed smoke originating from the crash site, but no mayday call was made by the aircraft.”

When the plane crashed onto the highway, it crashed into a car and a motorcycle. There was one person in the car and one on the motorcycle.

“Forensic personnel are in the process of collecting the remains and will bring them to the Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital in Klang for a post-mortem examination and identification process,” said Selangor Police Head Hussein Omar Khan.

None of the occupants on the plane survived the crash.

Image credit: Malaysiakinki

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