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RAAF to fly in refugees

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FRIDAY MAY 16. 1975 NO. 516/75


About 60 Vietnamese refugees will be flown from Guam to Australia id a RAAF 0130 Hercules aircraft on Sunday.

The Hercules will leave its Richmond, NSW, base tomorrow (Saturday) and fly the 3000 miles to Guam direct.

The aircraft is scheduled to leave Guam on Sunday morning arriving at Mascot late afternoon or early evening the same day.

A RAAiF medical team consisting of a doctor, a nursing sister and a medical orderly will accompany the flight.

The cpatain of the aircraft will be Fit Lt Peter Jolley, 34» of No 37 Squadron, RAAF Richmond.


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