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The Commission headed by former Court of Appeal Judge L.K.G. Weerasekara was appointed to investigate the September 16, 2000 crash in which the then Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) leader Ashraff died. The Mi 17 helicopter crashed at Urakanda, close to Bible Rock facing Kadugannawa. Apart from Mr Ashraff, 14 others died in the crash.