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Memorial to victims of the Cowper Bus Crash in 1989. 

In October 1989, a semi-trailer laden with cans of fruit juice drifted to the wrong side of the Pacific Highway and ripped the side from a Sunliner coach heading in the opposite direction. Twenty people died as a result and at the time it was Australia`s worst road accident.

Location

Address:Old Pacific Highway, Cowper, 2460
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.568407
Long: 153.085095
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Land Transport
Actual Event STart Date:20-October-1989
Actual Event End Date:20-October-1989

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 20th October, 2009
Source: MA
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