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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.
|Address:||Beatty Road, Archerfield Airfield, Archerfield, 4108|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.572778|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||27-March-1943|
|Actual Event End Date:||27-March-1943|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 27th March, 2001|