As part of the Singapore government’s assistance for the flash floods in Malaysia, the RSAF has deployed two C-130s at 0803H and 0811H this morning to deliver water purifier units and associated stores to Kota Bharu. Second Minister for Defence, Mr Chan Chun Sing, sent off the C-130s this morning, commending our servicemen for mobilising at short notice. One more C-130 departed for Kota Bahru at 1408H carrying similar humanitarian aid loads. The last C-130 is expected to deploy later in the day.
Separately, our SAL operation continues today with one C-130 having deployed this morning and another set to take off later today.