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Reality Star Heli Pilot Has Warrant for Arrest Issued

Old 22nd Nov 2023, 10:53
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I said “allegedly” as it was heard from a source, and it depends who you refer to as the “first responders.” The second egg collecting helicopter was first on the scene.

I think it would be the ATSB that would determine that it was out of fuel. CASA couldn’t determine what they had for breakfast if you showed them the menu.
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Old 23rd Nov 2023, 13:51
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Here is the actual Atsb report that all the news websites for some reason don't link to:

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Old 6th Dec 2023, 00:06
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CASA-approved safety management system was not being used to systematically identify and manage operational hazards,”
What a surprise.

​​​​​​​The ATSB also found that CASA delegates removed crucial conditions from crocodile egg collecting authorisations, making it more likely the sling person would be killed if the helicopter’s engine failed.
​​​​​​​There will be some world-class ducking and weaving going on in CA$A.
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Old 7th Dec 2023, 06:40
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Originally Posted by Nescafe
Not a bad description for an operator that fudges maintenance, drains fuel from a crashed helicopter to divert blame and harasses a pilot in his hospital bed, allegedly.
Old mate was in court today. A couple of accomplices have pleaded guilty to destroying evidence from the crashed chopper. NT news today.

Michael Burbidge pleads guilty to destroying evidence after chopper crash that killed Chris Wilson

Prosecutor Steve Ledek asked that the details of the offending be suppressed to ‘preserve the state of the evidence’ against Outback Wrangler star Matt Wright in the Supreme Court.

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