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27-January-2021
27-January-2021

Photographs supplied by Stephen Warren

The aerodrome commemorates Jack Black, who was killed when his aeroplane crashed near Cowell in November 1953. 

Jack Black owned a store in Minnipa, and was known as the "Flying Storekeeper" as he used his aeroplane to fly to Adelaide and obtain supplies.

Location

Address:McKenzie Road, Jack Black Airport, Minnipa, 5654
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.845637
Long: 135.149165
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Approx. Event Start Date:November-1953
Approx. Event End Date:November-1953

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 1st December, 1953
Front Inscription

Plaque :

Jack Black Airport

Opened 1st December 1953

Source: MA
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