Report Tells Of Tragic Mid-North Plane Crash Cause

May 24, 2024 9:48 am in by

We now know what led to the devastating Mid-North plane crash which killed a father and son last year…

On October 8, 50-year-old Ben Mumford and 24-year-old Charlie Mumford were coming in to land when they hit a powerline and plummeted into the ground.

An investigation was launched by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, with their findings now handed down.

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ATSB’s chief commissioner Angus Mitchell, says they struck a single-wire about 8.5m above ground.

The report’s prompted reminders for all rural property owners to properly mark powerlines.