27 Jun '16, 7am

Another Takata airbag-related death in Malaysia.

Could this be another Takata airbag mishap death? A mother was killed in a seemingly minor collision between her Honda and a Mercedes-Benz in Kota Damansara on the weekend. Firefighters found the driver’s airbag ruptured, and believed material protrusions from the steering wheel may have caused her death. The 44-year old driver of the Honda died at the scene of the accident. Her three passengers were unharmed. While it was a minor collision, both driver and passenger airbags were deployed. As you may be aware, Honda announced a recall last week , for all vehicles made between 2003-2011. This is to replace Takata-made passenger side airbag. This covers 147,894 units of Honda vehicles. Last year, Honda recalled 58,140 units of vehicles to replace the driver side airbag inflator. Before this, two deaths involving Takata airbags were reported in Malaysia –April and May 2016, i...

Full article: http://vernonchan.com/2016/06/mum-killed-suspected-airbag...

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