A sombre moment during 75th Canal Creek Memorial service on Wednesay.
A sombre moment during 75th Canal Creek Memorial service on Wednesay. Allan Reinikka ROK191218acanalcr

GALLERY: 75th Canal Creek air disaster memorial

HUNDREDS gathered at the Canal Creek War Memorial on Wednesday to honour the 31 lives lost in the Canal Creek air disaster in 1943.

The crash is Australia's second worst air disaster, with Australian and American Army Personnel as well as civilians killed.

Look through our gallery from the day below.

 



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