Serial 302

United States Department of Justice
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Memorandum
Date: 11/23/78
To: Mr. Moore
From: Mr. Ingram

1 – Mr. Adams
1 – Mr. Moore
1 – Mr. Ingram
1 – Mr. Gow
1 – Mr. [name deleted]

Subject: RYMUR
TRANSPORTATION OF JONESTOWN SURVIVORS

PURPOSE: To advise of the relay of the message from Legat Caracas, through the Department of State (DOS) to the effect that one or more flights of totaling approximately 24 Jonestown survivors will arrive at Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina, on 11/23/78.

SYNOPSIS & DETAILS: At 7:25 a.m. Miss [name deleted], DOS, telephonically advised SA [Special Agent] [name deleted] 12:00 – 8: 00 a.m. Duty Agent, that she had been requested to relay a message from Robert Oglesby, Legat Caracas, to the effect that 24 Jonestown survivors would arrive at Charleston Air Force Base, North Carolina, on 11/23/78. She had no further specifics.

Colonel Robert Ramsey, in the same telephone conversation, indicated that the military was anxious to dispose of the Jonestown survivors as soon as possible upon arrival at Charleston, consistent with the FBI’s investigative needs and HEW arrangements for lodging.

[name deleted] and Colonel Ramsey are attempting to obtain further specifics such as time of arrival. They can be reached at [number deleted].

RECOMMENDATIONS: That CID conduct appropriate inquiry with the military and DOS to ascertain full specifics regarding proported 11/23/78 flight.

Originally posted on December 6th, 2018.

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