RMAF Hawk 108, missing

One of RMAF Hawk 108 aircraft similar to this picture was reported missing somewhere between Terengganu and Pahang airspace at 11.30am. - RMAF

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Airforce launched a search and rescue operations after losing contact with one of its aircraft during a routine flight.

RMAF in a statement said, its Hawk 108 aircraft is believed to have lost contact somewhere between Terengganu and Pahang airspace, 30 minutes after taking off from Kuantan Airbase at 11am.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in his twitter said he is aware of the situation and prayed for their safety.- dayakdaily.com