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Contradicts Unity Government's pledge
Published on: Monday, March 27, 2023
By: Sohan Das
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Contradicts Unity Government's pledge
The June 6, 1976 crash involving the Australian-built Nomad 9M-ATZ aircraft at Kota Kinabalu killed 11 persons, namely the then Chief Minister of Sabah Tun Fuad Stephens, Datuk Peter Mojuntin (Local Government and Housing Minister), Chong Thain Vun (Communications and Works Minister); Darius Binion (Assistant to the Chief Minister), Wahid Peter Andu (Permanent Secretary to the Finance Ministry), Syed Hussein Wafa (Director of the Economic Planning Unit);
LABUAN: The appeal by the Attorney General’s Chambers against the High Court decision ordering the Government to declassify the Double Six Nomad aircraft crash report by June 8, this year, does not reflect the transparency and accountability slogan of the new Unity Government.

“First the appeal filed by the AG does not do justice to the families, next of kin and friends of those who lost their loved ones in the ill-fated incident and who had been patiently waiting 46 years for the answer as to how and why it happened.

“Second, the appeal is also puzzling as the new Unity Government keeps saying that it is going to be different from previous governments by being more open, transparent and accountable,” said activist George Elias, who lost his cousin Datuk Peter Mojuntin, in the crash.



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