Mount Emerald Air CrashPrint Page
A scented garden commemorates the victims of the Mount Emerald air crash which occured in May 1990.
The tragedy occurred about 5.45pm on May 11, 1990 when a small jet crashed south of Mareeba near Mt Emerald which was covered by low cloud and driving rain. The victims included nine members of local councils who were returning from a Local Government conference at Airlie Beach.
|Address:||Abbott Street, Mareeba, 4880|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -16.993681|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||11-May-1990|
|Actual Event End Date:||11-May-1990|
|Monument Manufacturer:||Casey & Sons Monumentals|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 11th May, 1992|
This Scented Garden Has Been Established In Memory Of The Victims Of The Mt. Emerald Air Disaster On 11th May, 1990
Those Who Perished
The Mareeba Shire Council Wishes This To Be A Place Of Rest And Enjoyment, Particularly For The Visually Impaired.
11th May, 1992