A helicopter believed to be carrying members of the deputy prime minister's entourage has tipped over and landed on its side just as it was attempting take off on a field near Wisma Sanyan. The convoy of helicopters were said to have been about to fly back after ferrying Muhyiddin from Bintangor to Sibu, when the incident took place.
It is understood the accident happened at 1.45pm. Muhyiddin is reportedly uninjured. The pilot has sustained injuries and has been taken to the nearby hospital for treatment.
Muhyiddin, who was not on the copter, is slated to visit the injured pilot at 3pm.