42 min

Episode 26 - Santa Never Made It Into Darwin True Crime Island

    • True Crime

It’s late afternoon Christmas Eve 1974, Darwin Australia. For several days, Tropical Cyclone Tracy has been monitored off the coast of the Northern Territory. It’s overcast, there are low clouds and it’s raining hard. As wind’s pick-up residents begin to realise Cyclone Tracy is going to pass over not around the city. In the end 71 people will die and over 90% of homes in Darwin are badly damaged or demolished. This is the story when Santa Never made it into Darwin.

It’s late afternoon Christmas Eve 1974, Darwin Australia. For several days, Tropical Cyclone Tracy has been monitored off the coast of the Northern Territory. It’s overcast, there are low clouds and it’s raining hard. As wind’s pick-up residents begin to realise Cyclone Tracy is going to pass over not around the city. In the end 71 people will die and over 90% of homes in Darwin are badly damaged or demolished. This is the story when Santa Never made it into Darwin.

42 min

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