All Crash Victims Recovered, 12 Fatalities And 2 Survivors
By Normasitirena Hj Suhaini
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Saturday 21 July 2012 – In the early morning hours today, the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) continued its search and rescue operation for the missing personnel involved in the Bell 212 crash that occurred yesterday afternoon. Near to noon today, it was reported that all of the personnel involved in the crash have been accounted for bringing the tally to 12 fatalities and 2 survivors.
Since last night and until this morning, all the fatalities have been transported to the Surau of Bolkiah Garrison for the burial preparation supervised by personnel from RBAF Religious Department. Prayer for the victims was also held at the Surau attended by family members and relatives as well as officers and personnel from the Ministry of Defence and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces.
The survivors are currently being treated at the RIPAS Hospital and are reported to be in stable condition.
Photos by LCpl Hj Helmi