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A monument commemorates four police officers who died when their light plane crashed as it was about to land at Newman Airport in January 2001. 

Those killed were Constable Gavin Ashley Capes, Senior Constable Philip Ruland, First Class Constable David Dewar and Senior Constable Donald Everett.  All four men in the plane died instantly on impact and the crash remains the worst loss of life in a single accident in the history of the Western Australia Police. 

 

Location

Address:Great Northern Highway, Newman Airport, Newman, 6753
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.414751
Long: 119.799944
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Aviation
Actual Event STart Date:26-January-2001
Actual Event End Date:26-January-2001
Source: MA
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