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The funeral arrangements for Oom Bees are 16 March at 14h00 at His People church, cnr of Solly Smiedt and Joe Hatting road, N1 City, Goodwood.Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family, friends and colleagues of legendary helicopter pilot, Bees Marais, affectionately known as 'Oom Bees' who died tragically on Sunday whilst flying a Bell 212 Working On Fire chopper at Cape Point. Willem Hendrik “Bees” Marais lived to fly and during his career served the SAAF, SAPS, AMS and Working on Fire as a helicopter pilot.To one of our emergency services heroes - RIP.FILE image of helicopter pilot Bees Marais, taken on Sunday, March 1, 2015 on the Reddam House School field whilst he and the others pilots were waiting for the wind to ease up during fire-fighting duty and where they spent the rest of the week refueling. Photo: eNCA / Supplied FILE image of helicopter pilot Bees Marais, taken on Sunday, March 1, 2015 on the Reddam House School field whilst he and the others pilots were waiting for the wind to ease up during fire-fighting duty and where they spent the rest of the week refueling. Photo: eNCA / Supplied
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