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RAF Dakota crash victims buried after 60 years
National Care Standards Commission (DoH)
Monday 19 Mar 2012 @ 15:42
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British Army and RAF personnel killed in a plane crash in the Malaysian jungle in 1950 have been buried with military honours.

For over 60 years their remains have lain deep inside the Malaysian jungle in a shallow grave, but thanks to the misdirection of a letter to the Malaysian Tourist Office in November 2007 the crew and passengers of Royal Air Force Dakota KN630 have finally been laid to rest in the Cheras Road Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery in Kuala Lumpur.

The Dakota aircraft took off from Changi Airfield in Singapore, on 25 August 1950, on a target-marking sortie for Lincoln bombers tasked to destroy Communist insurgent camps.

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