Three dead after firefighting plane crashes in Snowy Monaro region

Doug Dingwall
Sally Whyte
By Doug Dingwall, and Sally Whyte
Updated January 23 2020 - 10:01pm, first published 9:30pm

The cause of a fatal air tanker crash that killed three Americans on Thursday is still unclear and will be investigated. The C-130 Hercules firefighting aircraft crashed in the Snowy Monaro region in the afternoon.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

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