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Memorial commemorates the crew of the R.A.A.F. Lockheed Hudson A16-173 which crashed on returning from investigation of a submarine sighting in World War Two.
On the 4th November 1942, the Hudson got off course when returning from a routine anti-submarine patrol along the coast. In darkness, rain, and low cloud it flew into the terrain near the Avon Colliery at Dapto. All 4 crew members were killed instantly.
|Address:||Station Street, Buckleys Walk, Dapto Railway Station, Dapto, 2530|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -34.493056|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||April-2004|