Fatal Somersby plane crash: runway conditions 'increased risk', regular finds

Matt Carr
By Matt Carr
November 7 2019 - 9:00pm
TRAGEDY: An investigation into a fatal Somersby plane crash has determined more guidance is needed. Picture: Australian Transport Safety Bureau

AVIATION regulators are calling for more guidance around additional length at the end of runways after an investigation fatal plane crash south of the Hunter.


Matt Carr

Matt Carr

Newcastle Herald deputy editor

Matt began his Newcastle Herald career as a cadet in 2009. He is a Walkley nominated reporter who has covered councils, police and general news rounds across the Upper Hunter, Port Stephens, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Cessnock and Newcastle.

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