Into Oblivion: The Southern Cloud Enigma by Macarthur Job

By Macarthur Job

On 21 March 1931, the airliner Southern Cloud vanished whereas en direction from Sydney to Melbourne, and the kingdom held its breath as an exhaustive seek used to be carried out all through south-eastern Australia. No hint used to be stumbled on of the lacking plane or its 8 occupants, and the secret of Australia’s first significant airline catastrophe grew to become folklore.

The enigma was once eventually resolved 27 years later, while a Snowy Mountains Hydro Scheme employee stumbled around the skeletal is still of the plane within the rugged Toolong variety in southern New South Wales.

But can we fairly understand what occurred to the Southern Cloud? Did someone continue to exist the crash? Why used to be a very important piece of facts suppressed from the authentic file? such a lot of years afterwards, the riddle of Australia’s first significant aviation tragedy nonetheless poses extra questions than it answers.

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