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How the Westpac rescue helicopter saved Peter's family
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How the Westpac rescue helicopter saved Peter's family

Peter Butler was flying his helicopter from Sydney to the family farm in Kangaroo Valley, when the engine failed over the Royal National Park.

  • by Melissa Evans

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Fiery window-seat footage emerges of fatal South Africa plane crash
South Africa

Fiery window-seat footage emerges of fatal South Africa plane crash

The crash of a vintage plane with 19 on board last week killed two passengers and left two Australian Qantas pilots in induced comas. 

  • by Jenny Noyes
Ukraine community gathers to remember M17 victims
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Ukraine community gathers to remember M17 victims

Members of the Ukraine community in Canberra gathered on Tuesday to mark four years since Flight MH17 was shot down in Eastern Ukraine.

  • by Sally Pryor
Australian pilots seriously injured in South African plane crash
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Australian pilots seriously injured in South African plane crash

Two people were killed when the vintage plane being flown by long-serving Qantas pilots crashed shortly after takeoff for a test flight.

  • by Rachel Clun
Pilot error in fatal far north Queensland chopper crash
Inquest

Pilot error in fatal far north Queensland chopper crash

A fatal helicopter crash off the coast of far north Queensland was likely due to pilot error and poor weather, an inquest has found.

  • by Lucy Stone
Chartered plane crashes in busy district of Mumbai
India

Chartered plane crashes in busy district of Mumbai

At least five people have been killed in plane crash in a busy area of Mumbai, India's financial capital.

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Mordialloc plane crash victim's family thanks those who tried to help
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Mordialloc plane crash victim's family thanks those who tried to help

A statement has been released by the family of the Mount Martha man killed in a fiery plane crash last Friday, thanking the first responders

  • by Evan Grahame
Flight from Rome to US diverted after threat found onboard
Air travel

Flight from Rome to US diverted after threat found onboard

A message was discovered on board the United Airlines flight referring to a bomb, reports said.

  • by Alana Wise
Balloon pilot had to fly by iPad before crash, investigation shows

Balloon pilot had to fly by iPad before crash, investigation shows

Low visibility forced a hot air balloon pilot to use maps on his iPad for navigation shortly before a heavy landing at Pokolbin in March, a regulator’s report shows.

  • by Matt Carr
Pilot heard loud mechanical 'screaming' noise before crash
Aviation

Pilot heard loud mechanical 'screaming' noise before crash

Phil O'Driscoll was working on the Snowy 2.0 scheme when he crashed, suffering serious injuries.

  • by Blake Foden
Four years on, MH370 families await report as search ends for missing plane
Air accident

Four years on, MH370 families await report as search ends for missing plane

Malaysia's new government has promised to release a long-awaited report into the plane's disappearance as a privately funded underwater search ended on Tuesday.

  • by Rozanna Latiff