A Singaporean man was killed after a single-seater light aircraft he was piloting crashed in an oil palm smallholding in Kampung Parit Puasa, Air Baloi in Pontian, Johor today.
According to Pontian Police deputy chief, Deputy Superintendant Tan Moh Chuan the pilot was identified as Samuel Lim Shi Min of the FRAS Flying Club.
Police were alerted of the crash at 2.10 pm.
Lim's body was taken to Pontian Hospital for post mortem.
The Department of Civil Aviation is currently investigating the mishap.
An eye-witness said he saw the plane circling in the air before crashing in the oil palm smallholding about 100 metres in front of his house.