Press Statement By Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng In Komtar, George Town On 22.12.2016.
The Penang state government extends its deepest condolences to the RMAF pilot Major C. Kayamboo who died in an air crash at the RMAF base at Teluk Air Tawar, Butterworth yesterday. Major Kayamboo will be buried at the Batu Lancang cemetery today.
The Penang state government hopes that the bereaved family will bear their great loss with patience and will provide a contribution of RM30,000 in recognition of Major Kayamboo’s sacrifice.
The Penang state government wishes speedy recovery to 3 other Royal Malaysian Air Force officers and personnel injured in the crash. The state government would be giving each of the injured personnel RM5,000 each as recognition and appreciation for their service and dedication to the country.
LIM GUAN ENG