Rescue forces found debris of the helicopter (Photo: freemalaysiatoday.com)
Kuala Lumpur (VNA) – A female body was found on May 6 near the crash site of a helicopter which went missing in Sungai Batang Lupar, Sarawak State, Malaysia.

The body is believed to be that of Plantation Industries and Commodities Deputy Minister Noriah Kasnon, the only female passenger in the helicopter.

Earlier the day, rescue forces found debris of the helicopter, including a flotation device, a chair, parts from a door, a rotor blade and wall.

The AS350 helicoper with six people on board including Deputy Minister Noriah Kasnon, went missing around 4:30 pm on May 5 on its way to Kuching from Betong.-VNA