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A plaque commemorates four Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) staff who were killed in an aircrash in 1983.
On October 24, 1983, the ABC's regional manager Ralph Elphinstone, who was flying the plane, was killed along with rural reporter Bruce Anning, 28, cameraman Joe Mooney, 55 and his assistant Bill Fryer, 33. The plane crash near Clermont, north-west of Rockhampton.
|Address:||236 Quay Street, ABC Studios, Rockhampton, 4700|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -23.379722|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||24-October-1983|
|Actual Event End Date:||24-October-1983|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 24th October, 2008|
In memory of
Ralph Elphinstone - Reginal Program Manager
Bruce Anning - Rural Reporter
Joe Mooney - Camerman
Bill Fryer - Sound Recordist
To our workmates who died in a light aircraft accident while on duty
24 October 1983
You will always be remembered for our dedication and outstanding contribution to the ABC