Media release

Charges – Helicopter Crash – West Arnhem Land


Northern Territory Police have charged a 44-year-old man following an ongoing investigation into a helicopter crash in West Arnhem Land in February.

The man was arrested in Darwin this morning and charged with:

  • Conspiracy to pervert the course of justice
  • Attempt to pervert the course of justice
  • Destruction of evidence
  • Provide false statement in a statutory declaration.

The man has been bailed to appear in the Darwin Local court on 19 October 2022.