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A plaque commemorates the twenty-three people killed in an air crash.

On Saturday 27th March 1943 at approximately 0512 hours Douglas DC3 (C-47) VH-CTB, A65-2 (A30-16) of 36 Squadron, Townsville, was involved in a fatal accident at Archerfield. The crew of four were killed as were all passengers consisting of 17 Australian and 2 American personnel.

Location

Address:Beatty Road, Archerfield Airfield, Archerfield, 4108
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.572778
Long: 153.011667
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Aviation
Actual Event STart Date:27-March-1943
Actual Event End Date:27-March-1943

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 27th March, 2001
Source: MA
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