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04-September-2014
04-September-2014

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A park commemorates the Connair staff who were killed in January 1977,  when a former employee of Connellan Airways deliberately crashed a Beechcraft Baron light aircraft into the Connair headquarteres at Alice Springs in a suicide attack.

The attack killed four people, including RogerConnellan who was the son of the airline founder, Eddie Connellan.

Location

Address:South Terrace, Stuart Rotary Park, Alice Springs, 0870
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.722699
Long: 133.868382
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Crime
Actual Event STart Date:05-January-1977
Actual Event End Date:05-January-1977

Dedication

Front Inscription

Stuart Rotary Park

This park has been designed and built by the Rotary Club of Stuart in memory of those Connair personnel who lost their lives in the Connair tragedy on the 5th January 1977

Markus Chittoni
Roger Damian Connellan
William Ronald Dymock
Liana Nappi

Source: MA
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