Media release

Call for witnesses – Fatal aircraft crash – Arnhem Land


Northern Territory Police are calling for witnesses who may have seen a light plane in the air before it crashed in Arnhem Land on Christmas Eve.

Two people were killed in the crash near Bulman after the aircraft left Gove about 08:15am bound for Katherine on Friday 24 December.

Anyone who may have seen a light aircraft in the area between Nhulunbuy and 50km north of Bulman between 08:15am and 10.30am is urged to contact police on 131 444.

Please quote reference number 10212740.

Senior Sergeant Paul Lawson said “The public has already provided us with some valuable information and I want to thank those people who have contacted us.”