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Old 13th Feb 2020, 17:57
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flightradar24 cl-60 central west australia .

its been orbiting for over 90 min now .
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Old 13th Feb 2020, 18:26
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Flightaware.com shows that plane with the code RSCU440. It (and now flightradar24) show a BellAgusta139 helicopter heading in that direction.

Make of that what you will.
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Old 13th Feb 2020, 18:30
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don't know what to make of this . over two hours now .
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Old 13th Feb 2020, 18:31
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RSCU implies search & rescue to me.
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Old 13th Feb 2020, 18:55
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Airborne Surveillance

Subsidiary of Cobham, operates four Challengers.

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Old 13th Feb 2020, 18:56
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Originally Posted by laardvark View Post
don't know what to make of this . over two hours now .
What can you make of this?

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Old 13th Feb 2020, 19:00
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not feeling it , airbubba .
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Old 13th Feb 2020, 19:18
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heading to meekatharra now . hopefully all is ok .
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Old 13th Feb 2020, 22:21
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heading to meekatharra now . hopefully all is ok .
You do realize itís a SAR aircraft? Probably just doing itís job and providing top cover for the helicopter that went out on a job.
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Old 13th Feb 2020, 23:32
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Headed for Meekatharra? Not been looking for a burnt out blue FJ by any chance?
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Old 14th Feb 2020, 00:11
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Ya Donkey,
Yeah, nah mate, it never made it back. Tamika
FWIW,
It was last seen on blocks, outside a coffee shoppe in Peppermint Grove.
The Bush Mechanics had come down from Yuendumu and were seen tryin to fix Giuseppeís Latte machine. Duno if that had anything to do with the FJ tho, which was old, maybe not blue.

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Old 14th Feb 2020, 04:58
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Headed for Meekatharra? Not been looking for a burnt out blue FJ by any chance?
Back in the day before 406, most Epirbs were homed to dumps or boats driving down the highway.
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Old 14th Feb 2020, 09:04
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I saw that the AMSA facebook page has a post showing what they were up to out there, complete with some video
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Old 14th Feb 2020, 15:58
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For the lazy, here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/AustralianM...fetyAuthority/
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Old 14th Feb 2020, 16:41
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From the AMSA Facebook post:

Meekatharra rescue - submerged vehicleLast night we helped the Western Australia Police Force to find two men near Meekatharra in WA. We tasked our Perth Challenger jet and located the stranded men at around 7:45pm. Their vehicle was submerged in flood waters and the men were on the roof of the vehicle.

At first light this morning the Challenger jet relocated the men, and provided top cover as the rescue helicopter Choppa 61 winched them to safety.

The men were both conveyed to hospital for a precautionary check-up. Great work by all involved!
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