News, Culture & Society

Western Australia helicopter crash kills two people after wreckage found at Cowcowing Lakes

Two men found dead in helicopter wreckage after their aircraft failed to show up at airport

  • Two men killed after helicopter crashed in regional Western Australia on Sunday
  • Men were headed to Jadakot Airport on helicopter but aircraft didn’t show up 
  • Authorities launched a search mission and discovered wreckage of helicopter 

Two men have been killed after their helicopter crashed in regional Western Australia.

The men, aged in their 50s and 70s, had left Koorda on a Robinson 22 helicopter and were headed to Jandakot Airport on Sunday.

Authorities were alerted when the aircraft did not arrive before launching a search mission.

The wreckage of the plane was discovered near Cowcowing Lakes in Booralaming, south-west of Koorda, later that day. 

More to come