Police turn to public in chopper crash investigation

October 25, 2022 7:05 am in by

Northern Territory Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances of a fatal helicopter crash that occurred in West Arnhem Land in February.

The aircraft involved in the crash, a Robinson R44 Raven II bearing call sign VH-IDW, was believed to be used for scenic and adventure tours in the Northern Territory between 2020 and 2022.

Detectives are seeking anyone who may have travelled in this aircraft to contact police on 131 444.

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You can also make an anonymous report through Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or

Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Corey Borton said “We’re particularly interested in anyone who may have taken photos or videos of, or in this aircraft, to come forward and provide these images to police via the following link.”

Two men, aged 44 and 47, are currently before the local court charged with offences relating to the fabrication and destruction of evidence following the fatal crash.