Celebrity crocodile wrangler, former police officer, helicopter pilot faces court over fatal crash

Prosecutors in the case against celebrity crocodile wrangler Matt Wright will make an application to vary his bail conditions by “three words” on Friday, the Darwin Local Court has heard. Key points: Matt Wright will seek a change to his bail conditions Former police officer Neil Mellon also applied for a variation to his bail … Read more

Parents describe harrowing moments after helicopter crashes into kindergarten near Kyiv, Ukraine

Ukrainian parents have recalled the harrowing moments after a helicopter crashed into the kindergarten where their children were learning on Wednesday. Key points: The helicopter crash killed 14 people, including a child and Ukraine’s interior minister One parent blocked a window to save children and teachers from spilling fuel President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called for a … Read more

Hours of video footage to be reviewed as part of fatal Gold Coast helicopter crash investigation

Photos and video footage from tourists who survived a fatal mid-air collision on the northern Gold Coast will be key to the investigation into Monday’s helicopter disaster that claimed four lives. Key points: Three cameras mounted on one of the helicopters will form part of the crash investigation Surviving passengers of the crash are assisting … Read more

Husband of Western Sydney woman who died in Gold Coast helicopter crash prays for injured son

The grieving father of a 10-year-old boy fighting for life after a fatal helicopter crash on the Gold Coast said his son “needs all the prayers he can get”. Key points: One helicopter taking off with seven people on board collided with another that was landing, carrying six people All those who died or were … Read more