ANA Lutana Crash 70th Anniversary
Sunday, September 2, 2018 commemorates the 70th Anniversary of the loss of ANA Lutana, its 10 passengers and three crew on Mount Crawley. There is a memorial to the Lutana crash, a propeller, mounted in Jenkins Street. There is also information on the crash, that involved many Nundle residents in the rescue party, at the Nundle Court House Museum. The crash led to major changes to Australian aviation air traffic control.
Saturday, September 1, 6pm there will be an informal gathering at The Peel Inn, with many of the descendant of those lost planning to attend, as well as relatives of the rescue party.
Sunday, September 2, 10.30am there will be a ceremony to rededicate the mass grave at Tamworth City Cemetery and unveil a new plaque. There will also be a new plaque placed on the grave of Mrs M McIntyre MLC by her family.
Enquiries Margaret Schofield 0411 694 948.