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A monument commemorates five sportsmen from Bunyip who were killed in an air disaster at Daly Waters in the Northern Territory in December 1967.
The aircraft that crashed was a Cessna U206A, VH-RXF. The pilot, Peter Limon, had just returned to Moorabbin Airport after an eight day trip to Alice Springs, Broome, Darwin. While unloading his aircraft, Peter Limon was approached by the five people killed, who were looking into chartering an aircraft for a trip to the Northern Territory.
They engaged Peter Limon who hired the Cessna from Flinders Island Airways to fly them.
|Address:||Nar Nar Goon - Longwarry Road, Bunyip Recreation Reserve, Bunyip, 3815|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.099439|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||29-December-1967|
|Actual Event End Date:||29-December-1967|
Erected by the citizens of the District to the memory of five Bunyip sportsmen killed in an air disaster at Daly Waters N.T.
29th December 1967.
Michael Breheny 27 years
Noel Heatley 34 years
Peter Kay 27 years
Donald Smith 25 years
Barry Sullivan 23 years