Double Six Monument

The Double Six Monument (Malay: Tugu Peringatan Double Six) is a memorial located at Sembulan area in Grace Garden housing complex in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia which marks the site of 6 June 1976 fatal plane crash known as the Double Six Tragedy bearing the first Chief Minister of Sabah, Tun Fuad Stephens, as well as six other State ministers.[1][2][3]

Double Six Monument
Tugu Peringatan Double Six
KotaKinabalu Sabah TuguPeringatan DoubleSix-1.jpg
Coordinates5°57′43.98″N 116°3′42.52″E / 5.9622167°N 116.0618111°E / 5.9622167; 116.0618111Coordinates: 5°57′43.98″N 116°3′42.52″E / 5.9622167°N 116.0618111°E / 5.9622167; 116.0618111
LocationSembulan, Kota Kinabalu
TypeObelisk
MaterialStone
Dedicated toState ministers perished in aircraft crash

FeaturesEdit

The monument features the list of all victims in the crash, with all are the government officials of Sabah:

  • Fuad StephensChief Minister of Sabah
  • Peter Mojuntin – State Minister for Local Government
  • Chong Tain Vun – Minister of Communications and Public Works
  • Salleh Sulong – State Finance Minister
  • Darius Binion – State Assistant Minister for Chief Minister
  • Wahid Andu – Permanent Secretary of the State Ministry of Finance
  • Syed Hussein Wafa – Director of State Economic Planning Unit
  • Ishak Atan – Private Secretary to Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah
  • Corporal Mohd Said – Fuad Stephens bodyguard
  • Captain Ghani Nathan – Pilot
  • Johari Stephens – Fuad Stephens eldest son

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Double Six Monument". Sabah Tourism. Archived from the original on 27 June 2019. Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  2. ^ Olivia Miwil (7 June 2016). "Remembering the Double Six tragedy". New Straits Times. Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  3. ^ Philip Golingai (9 June 2018). "Double Six tragedy still remains a mystery". The Star. Retrieved 27 June 2019.

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