Plane crashes in Como Scrub

It was sad news when a plane was found in Como Scrub after it went missing in March 1967. The plane left Hervey Bay for Hervey Bay and went missing on 3 March 1967. The wreckage was found a week later by forestry workers from Como Station.

View the video footage here (YouTube) Please note this video contains images of a sensitive nature.

Originally a news broadcast on Wide Bay Television.
This film was originally produced by WBQ 8 and was reproduced as 7 Extract from the Archives project. The project was supported by an innovation grant from the Library Board of Queensland.
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