Crashed at 15 miles south
east of Cameron Highland in 11 January 1951.
The plane encountered engine problem and one
crew member (Sergeant
successfully bailed out from the stricken plane and was found alive when he
arrived to the ground by other flying crew members.
Rescue team members consisted of Gurkhas
patrol reach the site 5 days later and found Sgt Sid Hayler dead due to
injuries that he received when he bailed out from the plane. He must be hit
the tail plane when bailed out. He was recovered and buried at Cheras
Cemetery near Kuala Lumpur. Sergeant Hall and Sergeant Robinson were not
found which believed to be killed and crashed together with the plane and
their names were list at Terendak Military Cemetery, Malacca.
VS838 crews :-
- 579267 Sergeant S.V.
- 579330 Sergeant K.
- 309204 Sergeant G.A.