Ultralight Crashes in Australia Flood Zone

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: ultralight
Where: Toobeah near Goondiwindi, Australia
When: Jan 18 2010, 2.45pm
Who: pilot
Why: Near the border of Queensland and New South Wales, the helicopter struck powerlines and crashed. The area is affected by flooding and difficult to access by emergency services but Queensland Fire and Rescue crews (Four fire units, comprising 16 firefighters) are en route to the location at t Donovans Road, south of the Barwon Highway. The 65 year old pilot has been reported as a fatality.

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