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Four killed in Bulli Tops helicopter crash identified

Police carFOUR men killed when a helicopter crashed at Bulli Tops a week ago have been identified. They are:

Anthony Farmer, 68, of North Epping;

Donald Price, 67, of Lindfield;

Gerald Haddad, 71, of Elanora Heights; and,

John Dunlop, 66, of Davidson.

All are former CSIRO scientists. They died when the helicopter went down in a grassed clearing near the Panorama Hotel and Function Centre at Bulli Tops just after 12pm Thursday March 21.

Police, Fire and Rescue NSW and NSW Ambulance Paramedics responded. A report will be prepared for the information of the NSW Coroner.

About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and 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 Australia 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 writing a number of history books, Mick has owned and managed 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 Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW. He currently calls the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills home.


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