Year 1967

RMAF No. 6 Squadron Formed

Tuesday, 1st August 1967

RMAF, TUDM, formed the No. 6 Squadron. The Squadron is the home of the Canadair CL41G Tebuans. The introduction of Canadair CL41G jet strike aircraft marked the end of the "Non-Fighting Force" concept of the RMAF since its formation in 1958.

Jim Thompson disappeared in the Jungle

Sunday, 26th March 1967

Jim Thompson, American ex-serviceman living in Thailand, disappeared while on holiday in the Cameron Highlands of Northern Malaysia. He revived the Thai silk industry after WW II.