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A monument commemorates Special Air Service Regiment members who have died in service or been killed in action. The monument lists eighteen soldiers and air crew who died in a mid-air helicopter crash during a training exercise near Townsville in 1996.
On 12 June 1996, Australia's worst military air disaster in peacetime occurred near Townsville, North Queensland. Two Army Blackhawk helicopters collided in mid-air and, as a result, 18 soldiers lost their lives. A further ten soldiers were injured. Fifteen of the dead were members of the Special Air Service Regiment.
|Address:||Alfred Road West, Campbell Barracks, Swanbourne, 6010|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -31.969826|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||2006|
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