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8:30am Thursday 1st May 2014 in News
Five British service personnel killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan will be repatriated on Tuesday.
They have been named as Captain Thomas Clarke, Army Air Corps; Flight Lieutenant Rakesh Chauhan, Royal Air Force; Warrant Officer Class 2 Spencer Faulkner, Army Air Corps; Corporal James Walters, Army Air Corps; and Lance Corporal Oliver Thomas, Intelligence Corps.
Their Lynx helicopter came down in Kandahar province on Saturday morning.
All five will be brought back to the UK via RAF Brize Norton, with a ceremony at the base due to take place at 2.30pm.
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