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27-February-2016
27-February-2016

Photographs supplied by Neil Follett

The gates to the airport commemorate Herbert S Nicol and his aviation friend Clifford Wynne who lost their lives through an air accident in this area in May 1959.  

The aircraft was CAC Wackett Trainer VH-BCP which crashed soon after take off and burst into flames.

 

Location

Address:Parkside Aerodrome Road, Yarram Airport, Yarram, 3971
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.564652
Long: 146.752185
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Gates
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event STart Date:05-May-1959
Actual Event End Date:05-May-1959

Dedication

Right Side Inscription
To Perpetuate The Memory Of
HERBERT S NICOL
     PARKSIDE
And His Aviator Friend
Clifford Wynne
Who Lost Their Lives
Through An Air Accident
In This Area May 1959
Source: MA
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