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Four killed in Bulli Tops chopper crash

The crash scene at Bulli Tops

The crash scene at Bulli Tops

FOUR people have been killed in a helicopter crash beside the historic Panorama House at Bulli Tops just after midday today.
The helicopter was carrying a wedding party of four people when it crashed near the cliff-top function centre.
Unconfirmed reports indicate one of those on board was a child.
Emergency services raced to the site of the crash at around midday.
The helicopter involved in the crash is registered to Bankstown Helicopters, who confirmed in a statement that the Robinson R44 VH-HWQ had been hired out to a private pilot who was conducting ‘private operations’.”

About Mick Roberts

A newspaper journalist, writer and local historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in the Sydney and Illawarra regions of NSW for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides authoring a number of history books, Mick has owned and operated several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and is now with Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.

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