KOTA KINABALU – Navy combat boat CB204, which was found last Monday after it was reported missing for over 30 hours in the Mengalum waters of Sabah, is expected to arrive at the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) base here at 1 pm today.
This latest information from the Kota Kinabalu RMN base was conveyed to the media this morning.
Yesterday, Region Two navy commander, Rear Admiral Datuk Mohammad Rosland Omar said the operation to bring the vessel back to the base, which started at 10pm Monday, was being handled by KD Ganas, which replaced KD Paus, and escorted by KD Lekiu.
The crew members onboard the CB204, Lt Azri Bakar, BK PAP Charles Cristopher Muni, BM TMK Ince anak Ewin, BM TMK Steven Hudson anak Miso, BM JTP Nor Azuan Ariffin, LK KOM Sulhajji Daah and LK I PAP Azhry Maani, were reported feeling tired, but in high spirits.
However, Charles and Steven, who fell ill, were flown in a Super Lynx helicopter which reached the naval base here at 6.30pm yesterday and were now being treated in the hospital at the base. – Bernama