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Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - NEWS -

›› 1912: Aus­tralia’s first plane crash at Rooty Hill ›› Not long af­ter, a bi­plane (pos­si­bly the orig­i­nal, maybe a model) is in­stalled at Minchinbury to mark the his­toric event, The fate of this plane is un­known

›› 1930s: JC Car­pen­ter do­nates a plane he built to Pen­fold win­ery, which uses it to pro­mote the com­pany

›› 1955: A Sabre jet re­places the bi­plane

›› 1988: Lo­cal busi­ness­man Joe Bryant re­lo­cates the plane to the Minchinbury es­tate en­trance

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