Wed, 10 Aug 1994

Australian plane to be sent back

AMBON, Maluku: The wreckage of a Catalina plane belonging to the Royal Australian Air Force, which crashed in Buru island in 1944 during the World War II, will be returned to Australia on Thursday.

Antara reported that the wreckage was salvaged by a special team from Australia which arrived at the site on Aug. 2.

The team also diffused six bombs and removed a number of weapons from the site. (par)