Helicopter pilot lucky to be alive after serious crash near NT-Qld border

Helicopter pilot lucky to be alive after serious crash near NT-Qld border

Updated May 08, 2018 15:46:39 A helicopter pilot has escaped with his life following a serious crash in remote central Australia. The 30-year-old man sustained serious injuries, including a broken hip, after the helicopter he was operating crashed near the Alpurrurulam community on the NT/Queensland border yesterday afternoon. He was …

Helicopter crash that killed renowned photographer in 2015 ’caused by bad weather’

Helicopter crash that killed renowned photographer in 2015 ’caused by bad weather’

Updated April 24, 2018 19:33:47 Photo: Richard Green and his wife Carolyn. (Courtesy Richard Green Photography) Related Story: Chopper crash pilot had licence suspended for dangerous flying The investigation into a fatal helicopter crash that killed three people in the New South Wales Hunter Valley in 2015 has found bad …

Pilot escapes serious injury after Kosciuszko National Park helicopter crash

A 45-year-old pilot has escaped serious injury after the helicopter he was flying crashed in the Kosciuszko National Park in New South Wales. A doctor and a paramedic were dropped by chopper at the scene of the crash and are tending to the man – who is suffering head lacerations. …

Tasman Island volunteers making light work of weathered buildings with helicopter commute

Tasman Island volunteers making light work of weathered buildings with helicopter commute

Updated April 15, 2018 08:36:19 Video: Shining a light on remote island repairs (ABC News) Related Story: Tricky task begins to fix storm damage on remote Tasman Island Related Story: Are you ready to try Australia’s weirdest holidays? Heritage experts have touched down on Tasman Island to assess decades of …

Finke race helicopter pilot avoids jail for endangering lives of spectators, competitors

Finke race helicopter pilot avoids jail for endangering lives of spectators, competitors

Updated April 13, 2018 13:59:40 Video: Helicopter pilot Lyndon Curr faced court for his actions at the Finke Desert Race. (ABC News) A 49-year-old helicopter pilot has avoided jail time after pleading guilty to operating a plane recklessly and endangering life at the Finke Desert Race, near Alice Springs, in …

Queen quips to David Attenborough about noisy helicopter that ‘sounds like President Trump’

Queen quips to David Attenborough about noisy helicopter that ‘sounds like President Trump’

Updated April 11, 2018 09:34:54 Queen Elizabeth II has compared a noisy helicopter to those used by United States presidents Donald Trump and Barack Obama during an interview with filmmaker Sir David Attenborough. External Link: Tweet NBC Queen Elizabeth The conversation was filmed last year for a documentary due to …

US helicopter crash in Iraq kills seven military personnel

US helicopter crash in Iraq kills seven military personnel

Updated March 17, 2018 01:45:30 Seven US military personnel have been killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq. The aircraft crashed in western Iraq late on Thursday night, according to US officials. The crash did not appear to be the result of enemy activity and is under investigation, the Pentagon …

Whitsunday helicopter crash: Newlywed couple killed on honeymoon

Whitsunday helicopter crash: Newlywed couple killed on honeymoon

Updated March 23, 2018 17:11:23 Photo: John ‘Pete’ Hansel and Sue Hansel married in December. (Supplied: Ronald Cole) Related Story: Whitsunday fatal helicopter crash not company’s first incident An American couple were on their honeymoon when they were killed in a helicopter crash off the Whitsundays in north Queensland. John …

Helicopter crash off Whitsundays leaves two dead, ABC understands

Helicopter crash off Whitsundays leaves two dead, ABC understands

Updated March 21, 2018 21:31:00 Photo: The helicopter pontoon at Hardy Reef, where a chopper crashed on Wednesday afternoon. (cqplanespotting.blogspot.com.au – file image) Two people have died after a helicopter crashed on a remote Barrier Reef pontoon off the Whitsunday islands in North Queensland, the ABC understands. It is believed …

Whitsunday helicopter crash: two killed during Great Barrier Reef flight | Australia news

Two people have died in a helicopter crash off Queensland’s Whitsunday Islands, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau has said. Five people were aboard the Eurocopter 120 when it went down near Hardy Reef pontoon at about 4.30pm on Wednesday, according to the Civil Aviation Safety Authority. One person is in …