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A monument and mass grave commemorates the victims of the Amana Plane Crash.
In June 1950 the Australian National Airways Skymaster Amana, the flagship of the company`s fleet, crashed into a wooded hillside northwest of York. Of the twenty-four passengers and five crew, only one man managed to get out alive. His name was Edgar W. Forwood, aged sixty-seven. Unfortunately, his condition steadily deteriorated and he died on Saturday of the same week. This crash is the worst aviation disaster in Western Australia’s history.
|Address:||Railway Road, Cemetery Gen CA 21-24, Karrakatta, 6010|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -31.968611|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||26-June-1950|
|Actual Event End Date:||26-June-1950|
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Died 26th June 1950