MALAYA, 1965-05-26. MALAYSIAN RANGERS, OPERATING IN THE MALAYA-THAILAND BORDER REGION, LEAP FROM ...

Unit No. 5 Squadron (RAAF)
Place Asia: Malaya
Accession Number MAL/65/0046/01
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 120 safety base
Date made c 1965
Conflict Indonesian Confrontation, 1962-1966
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MALAYA, 1965-05-26. MALAYSIAN RANGERS, OPERATING IN THE MALAYA-THAILAND BORDER REGION, LEAP FROM A RAAF 5 SQUADRON BELL IROQUOIS UH-1H HELICOPTER (A2-385) AS IT TOUCHES DOWN IN A JUNGLE CLEARING. THESE MALAYSIAN RANGERS ARE ETHNIC IBANS, FROM SARAWAK, BORNEO. (PHOTOGRAPHER: W. SMITHER).