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27-February-2016
27-February-2016

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A monument commemorates members of the Red Sales Aerobatic Team of the Royal Australian Air Force who were killed in an accident in August 1962.

 

Location

Address:Aerodrome Road, East Sale RAAF Base, East Sale, 3850
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.105302
Long: 147.12352
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 5th March, 1988
Front Inscription

In memory of the Red Sales Aerobatic Team

15 Aug 62

Flt Lt R.H. Jones 022203
Flt Lt P. Hearnden 038936
Flt Lt P.A. Young 032516
Flt Lt M.R. Dunbar 033652 crew
Flt Lt. M.T. Burke 034493
Flg Off D.S. Gow 0214491 crew.

This memorial was built adjacent to the base Chapel and dedicated to the Red Sales Aerobatic Team in late 1962.

The cross was restored and rededicated at the original site on the 15 August 1980.

Relocation to the Red Sales Memorial aircraft Park and further rededication occurred with the opening of the park on the 5 March 1988.

Source: MA
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