Missing MH370: Aviation engineer's dad: My son would have done no wrong

Missing MH370: Aviation engineer's dad: My son would have done no wrong
Selamat Omar shows a picture of his son, flight engineer Mohd Khairul Amri Selamat who was onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

PUTRAJAYA - The father of aviation engineer Mohd Khairul Amri Selamat, who was on board missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, has refuted reports that his son would have anything to do with the plane's disappearance.

Selamat Omar, 60, was agitated when the question was posed to him, and openly declared that "my son would have done no wrong".

"No authority contacted me to say they will be searching my son's house. Even if they do, we have nothing to hide.

"They can come search the house if they need to," he said.

Reuters reported that police were allegedly investigating Mohd Khairul as they zoomed in on the pilots and anyone else on board who had technical flying knowledge.

"Yes, we are looking into Mohd Khairul as well as the other passengers and crew," the agency quoted a senior police officer with knowledge of the investigations as saying.

Mohd Khairul, 29, who is married and has a one-year-old boy, had said on social media he works for a private jet charter company.

Asked if he knew where his son was employed, Selamat said Mohd Khairul was working with a private company but did not know what it was called.

"My son works on private planes and has often travelled to places like Sydney, India and the United States to repair planes," he added.


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