Bouquets placed on top of hearse
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Ceremony for servicemen who died in helicopter crash

The bodies of five UK service personnel who died in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan have arrived back in the UK.

Capt Thomas Clarke, Warrant Officer Class 2 Spencer Faulkner and Cpl James Walters were from the Army Air Corps.

The others killed on 26 April were RAF intelligence officer Flt Lt Rakesh Chauhan and L/Cpl Oliver Thomas of the Intelligence Corps.

As the cortege passed through Carterton, in Oxfordshire, families put flowers on top of the hearses.

Duncan Kennedy reports.

  • 06 May 2014
  • From the section UK
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