Images of the wreckage show the logo of the Singapore-based company Aviation Safety Technology, or AST, emblazoned on the tail of the aircraft. CNA has contacted AST for more information.
A 17-second video showing the wreckage of an unidentified aircraft that crashed in a palm oil plantation went viral earlier in the day.
An eyewitness told Bernama news agency that he saw the light aircraft flying in an unusual pattern before it crashed.
Jinaidi Nasiran, 55, said he was changing the tyre of his car in his parking lot when the incident happened.
“Something is off with the way the aircraft was flying,” he said.
“Suddenly it nose-dived into the ground … and I rushed to the crash site and saw that the plane was already in pieces and slightly buried in the ground.
“I tried to look for victims, but none was spotted.”
Another resident, 60-year-old Siti Zubaidah Salin, said she heard a loud explosion, felt a tremor and thought it was an earthquake.
“I was just relaxing at home … when suddenly it felt like an earthquake had occurred. I ran outside but there was nothing. Only later did I hear people talking about a plane crash,” she said.
Fruit seller Sufian Hadi Abas also reported hearing a loud explosion in the air.
“When I looked up, I saw fragments of the plane flying everywhere before it crashed into the ground,” said the 45-year-old.
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