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06-October-2015
06-October-2015

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The garden and stone commemorate four people who died tragically in December 1990 while flying a search and rescue mission.

On 22nd December, 1990, a crew on a Search & Rescue mission from Camden Airport were dispatched to locate a missing training aircraft. The plane – a Cessna 210 – suffered a catastrophic engine failure and crashed in the Burrogorang Valley. There were only two survivors from the six on board.

Location

Address:Aerodrome Road , Camden Airport, Cobbitty, 2570
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.042152
Long: 150.690609
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Aviation
Actual Event Start Date:22-December-1990
Actual Event End Date:22-December-1990

Dedication

Front Inscription

          In Loving Memory Of
ALAN HANNAH                ROBERT HOLMES
JANINE WATSON            PETER WHITEHURST
           Who Died Tragically On
            22 December 1990
While Flying A Search & Rescue Mission
       For Fellow Airmen
ANDREW PATTERSON  ANGELINE NEIL
"They Slipped The Surly Bonds Of Earth
   To Touch The Hand Of God"

Source: MA
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