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Off the beaten track

Just 3.2 kilometres off Pialligo Avenue is the Canberra Air Disaster Memorial, a large granite monolith with a commemorative plaque that marks the location of a plane crash in 1940. The crash killed ten people, four of whom were senior members of the Australian Government. Individually, and as a group, these people are significant figures in the country’s history.

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Off the Beaten Track
Discovering Canberra’s Forgotten Air Disaster Memorial