SAF warrant officer dies after being hit by falling tree branch in Brunei

SINGAPORE – A regular serviceman died in Brunei on Tuesday morning (Oct 9) after he was hit by a falling tree branch while supervising contractors performing maintenance work at a helicopter evacuation site.

A statement from the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) on Tuesday night said resuscitation efforts were performed onsite to the unconscious Third Warrant Officer (3WO) Muhammad Sadikin Hasban, 33, an assistant chief company trainer, after he was hit at about 8.30am.