Archive for category Air Disasters

DAP calls for public inquiry into the 15 RMAF air crashes since 1990 to minimise loss of lives in future RMAF accidents

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, January 5 , 1994:

DAP calls for public inquiry into the 15 RMAF air crashes since 1990 to minimise loss of lives in future RMAF accidents

Because of the Super Puma helicopter crash which killed four RMAF personal , and nearly killed the Deputy Prime Minister , Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, the Defence Minister , Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak made two announcements in two consecutive days: Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls on Government to ensure adequate compensation should be paid to families of RMAF pilots who perish in air crashes

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, February 1, 1992:

DAP calls on Government to ensure adequate compensation should be paid to families of RMAF pilots who perish in air crashes

DAP sends it deepest condolence to the family of RMAF pilot, Lt. Hamir Fizar Mohamed Yusof, 27, from Batu Kikir, Negri Sembilan, who died yesterday from the latest crash of the RMAF Pilatus PC-7 aircraft in Chukai, Trengganu. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP Calls on Malaysian Government and other ASEAN country to ban all Aeroflot and Soviet Union vessels from the region

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Kota Melaka, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Monday, 5.9.83:

DAP Calls on Malaysian Government and other ASEAN country to ban all Aeroflot and Soviet Union vessels from the region in protest against the cold-blooded murder of 269 people on board the South Korean commercial jet

Four days after the despicable and dastardly Soviet Union crime against humanity in shooting down an unarmed commercial South Korean jet and killing in cold-blood the 269 people on board, the Soviet Union is still not prepared to acknowledge its responsibility and to tender an unconditional apology to the victims, their nations and to humanity as a whole. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls on all nations with citizens on the South Korean jumbo jet shot down by the Russians to regard the heinous crime of unprecedented barbarity as an act of hostility against them

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Kota Melaka, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Sunday, Sept. 4, 1983:

DAP calls on all nations with citizens on the South Korean jumbo jet shot down by the Russians to regard the heinous crime of unprecedented barbarity as an act of hostility against them, and to review their diplomatic relations with Soviet Union as well as to form an international action committee to demand appropriate repatatory action.

The Soviet shooting of a civilian Korean Air Lines jumbo jet with 269 people on board is a most heinous crime of unprecedented barbarity, and must be condemned by the international community with one voice to protect the sanctity of lives in international travel. Read the rest of this entry »

Lim Kit Siang to seek meeting with Transport Minister, Tan Sri V. Manickavasgam, on MAS crash victims compensation and findings of crash

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary – General, Member of Parliament for Petaling, and Malacca State Assemblyman for Kubu, Lim Kit Siang, on 4th August 1978:

Lim Kit Siang to seek meeting with Transport Minister, Tan Sri V. Manickavasgam, on MAS crash victims compensation and findings of crash

I am very concerned about the delay in the payment of adequate compensation to the MAS Crash victims’ families, and the release of the findings of the causes of the MAS Beemng Crash last December in Johore. Read the rest of this entry »