43 year old man killed in plane crash, while fighting fires

43 year old man killed in plane crash, while fighting fires

NSW Police have confirmed a 43-year-old man has died, after a plane involved in firefighting operations, crashed west of Ulladulla on the south coast this morning.

Police and Ambulance officers have not been able to recover the body, due to steep terrain, challenging weather conditions and a near by fire.

Local area Commander Superintendent Joe Cassar says police are working closely with the Air Transport Safety Bureau to try to determine what caused the crash.

About author

Amy Whittaker
Amy Whittaker 1402 posts

Amy joined the NRN team in August 2011, before graduating from a B of Arts (Communication-Journalism)/B of Sports Studies from Charles Sturt University in December 2011.

View all posts by this author →

You might also like

National 0 Comments

Opposition says Budget bottom line will be affected by Medibank sale

The Opposition has opposed the sale of Medibank private saying it would impact immediately on the budget bottom line.

National 0 Comments

Violence escalates in Syria as the US calls for action

Violence has escalated in Syria overnight, in the commercial city of Aleppo, where the government has reportedly unleashed attack helicopters and warplanes to the area. The battle in Aleppo has

National

Knox teacher kept his job after showing pornography

The Royal Commission in to child sex abuse has heard evidence from a former teacher and convicted sex offender today.

National 0 Comments

Coalition would not increase refugee intake

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says a Coalition government would scrap a policy to increase Australia’s refugee intake by 6000 a year.

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!