Lutana DC3 Propeller - Nundle, NSW, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
S 31° 27.622 E 151° 07.697
56J E 322163 N 6517859
Quick Description: The tri-blade Propeller is from the Lutana DC3 that crashed nearby Nundle in 1948.
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 7/28/2019 11:59:34 PM
Waymark Code: WM111CE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
Next to the Nundle Public Swimming Pool is the Memorial for the Lutana DC3 that crashed on a flight from Townsville-Brisbane and to Sydney on 2nd September 1948. The three bladed propeller is mounted in a small red-brown local boulder, with a bronze plaque to the front. It reads:

ANA DC3 "Lutana" VH-ANK
Crashed into "Square Peak " Nundle
2nd September, 1948.
All aboard perished

Capt J. Drummond          Edmund Nelson   H. Moorfoot
Hostess Miss B.M. Wise   Eugene Nelson   L. Thompson
1st Off. J. Atkinson           W. Falkiner         J. Sothman
Mrs M. McIntyre               F. Coughlan        C. Rossiter
A. Van Andel

Erected by 
Nundle District Lions Club.
29th May, 1983

Visited: 1530, Monday, 6 May, 2019

For what use was your waymark originally intended?: Aircraft

What purpose does it serve today?: Historic/Educational

Explain any choices not listed above.: Memorial

More on this waymark can be found here.: [Web Link]

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