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60 Minutes filmed child recovery mission with Liz Hayes

  • 60 Minutes filmed another mother’s desperate attempt to ‘recover’ her child
  • The story ‘was filmed in late 2014’ and involved a mission to Turkey
  • But it was never put to air and Nine says it is unlikely to appear on screens
  • The matter is in front of the Family Court, a Nine spokeswoman said  
  • For more on the 60 Minutes scandal visit www.dailymail.co.uk/60minutes

Reporter Liz Hayes was involved in filming the attempt, the crew said

A 60 Minutes crew filmed another mother’s desperate attempt to seize her child in 2014, it has been revealed. 

The incident was understood to involve a crew including veteran reporter Liz Hayes, Fairfax Media reported on Tuesday.  

The operation was also understood to have involved a child recovery agency.  

But the footage has never been put to air. 

Sources said the child was extracted from Turkey in October that year.

A Nine Network spokeswoman told Daily Mail Australia: ‘It has not and is not likely to go to air as it is a Family Court matter’. 

A Family Court spokeswoman confirmed the matter is currently before it. 

Last week, reporter Tara Brown and three crew members were released after nearly a fortnight in a Lebanese jail. 

They were imprisoned after filming the group Child Abduction Recovery International attempt to ‘rescue’ Brisbane mother Sally Faulkner’s two children, Lahela, five, and Noah, three. 

 

Tara Brown and producer Stephen Rice are pictured after arriving home from Lebanon last week

Tara Brown and producer Stephen Rice are pictured after arriving home from Lebanon last week

 

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