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Missing Plane Found Crashed, Pilot Death on Impact

Thursday, October 24, 2013
By George Hatcher

On Oct 23, 2013, a Kestrel Aviation Cessna 182Q Skylane en route from Moruya Airport to Mangalore Airport in Australia was en route when it developed problems. The pilot at left 8.15am on Wednesday and never arrived in Mangalore Australia. Five aircraft searched unsuccessfully for the missing plane on Wednesday. An unconfirmed sighting narrowed... »

Skydiving Plane Crashes Electrical Cable Before Event

Monday, December 17, 2012
By George Hatcher
Skydiving Plane Crashes Electrical Cable Before Event

An Oulton Investments Pty Ltd Cessna 182A Skyline was en route to fly for a skydiving company that hired the plane for a Christmas party at the Flame Lily Adventures park. A Santa Skydiving event was planned. While en route, the plane struck four electricity transmission lines, cutting power to 1600 homes. The plane... »

Qantas Near Miss over Darwin Under ATSB Investigation

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Qantas Boeing 737-800 en route from Darwin to Melbourne What: Qantas Boeing 717 arriving en route from Alice Springs to Darwin Where: Darwin When: Oct 2, 2012 Who: (up to) 295 aboard Why: Two Qantas flights came to within 250 metres of each other over Darwin were caught not by the human ATC,... »

Final Report on Helicopter Crash

Friday, August 24, 2012
By George Hatcher
Final Report on Helicopter Crash

What: DAVCRON PTY LTD Bell 206 Where: South Turramurra near the Canoon Rd netball courts When: July 20121 Who: 2 fatalities Why: The pilot had picked his passenger to take him to Sydney Adventist Hospital apparently without checking weather reports which resulted in the Bell helicopter crashing in a cliff. Inclement weather and hazardous... »

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