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A monument commemorates Peter Francis Collier, Stanley Raymond Gillett and John Desmond Byrnes who were all killed in a helicopter accident in April 1978.  

The helicopter was a Hughes 500 VH-CHD op­erated by Jayrow Helicopters under contract to the Forests Commission and was engaged on a fuel reduction burning operation.

Location

Address:Mountbatten Avenue, , Bright, 3741
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.726865
Long: 146.970971
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event STart Date:19-April-1978
Actual Event End Date:19-April-1978

Dedication

Front Inscription

In memory of

Peter Francis Collier         Forest Officer
Stanley Raymond Gillett   Forest Officer
John Desmond Byrnes      Pilot

Killed in helicopter accident at Bright

19. 4. 78

Source: MA
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