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21-August-2018
21-August-2018

Photographs supplied by Matt Pickett

The grave commemorates cropduster pilot, Alan John McNaughton who was accidentally killed on the 16th February 1970. 

Alan McNaughton was the first aerial supersphosphate spreader in the district and he flew out of this airstrip over the surrounding country. He was accidentally killed when his plane crashed. The accident report says the cause of the accident could not be determined.

Note: This grave is on private property.  The land-owner said Alan McNaughton's sons and family visit occasionally to tend the grave.  

Location

Address:Larritts Road, Glendaloch Property, Murrindindi, 3717
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.354675
Long: 145.452464
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event STart Date:16-February-1970
Actual Event End Date:16-February-1970

Dedication

Front Inscription

Alan John McNaughton

Acc. killed 16. 2. 70

The love that none can shake or break -
And death itself cannot destroy

Source: MA,VMR,RHSV
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