Ex-SIA girl traces her recovery after plane crash

She urges woman who suffered burns in Tanjong Pagar car crash - also an ex-SIA girl - not to lose hope

Madam Farzana Abdul Razak was in depression after suffering 45 per cent burns to her body in a plane crash in 2000. Her road to recovery began after she moved to Kuala Lumpur and found love.
Madam Farzana Abdul Razak was in depression after suffering 45 per cent burns to her body in a plane crash in 2000. Her road to recovery began after she moved to Kuala Lumpur and found love. PHOTO: COURTESY OF FARZANA ABDUL RAZAK
The bandages (above) came off her face two weeks after the crash, and she did not recognise the person in the mirror. TNP FILE PHOTO
Ms Raybe Oh. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
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She watched in horror as the video clip of a fiery car crash in Tanjong Pagar unfolded.

But Madam Farzana Abdul Razak also felt admiration for the young woman seen running towards the car, which had slammed into a shophouse and burst into flames on Feb 13.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 28, 2021, with the headline Ex-SIA girl traces her recovery after plane crash. Subscribe