Difference between revisions of "Thredbo landslide"

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There was only one survivor of the accident, [[Stuart Diver]] who was rescued after 65 hours buried in the rubble.
 
There was only one survivor of the accident, [[Stuart Diver]] who was rescued after 65 hours buried in the rubble.
  
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More information can be found on the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1997_Thredbo_landslide Wikipedia page]
  
 
[[Category:Australian High Country History]]
 
[[Category:Australian High Country History]]

Revision as of 16:58, 30 January 2011

At 11.35pm on Wednesday 31 July 1997 about 3500 tones of rubble consisting primarily of the Bimbadeen and Carinya Lodges collapsed and slid down a water sodden hill. 17 members of Bimbadeen and 1 member of Carinya lost their lives in the slide.

There was only one survivor of the accident, Stuart Diver who was rescued after 65 hours buried in the rubble.

More information can be found on the Wikipedia page