web analytics
Author: BathurstScan

Sydney Siege

On 15 December 2014, a lone gunman, later identified by police as Man Haron Monis, entered a Lindt chocolate café located at Martin Place in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He took employees and customers hostage. The siege has continued for

Man dies saving girl – Ben Chifley dam

Local News – Bathurst  At 730 pm on 22nd November – Ben Chifley Dam south of Bathurst – 2 people in a kayak overturned  – the man 36 yo managed to help the 5 yo girl back in the kayak

MVA – Dunkeld Mitchell Highway

At 3pm 15 km west of Bathurst on Mitchell highway , 2 cars collided on corner of Dunkeld road and highway .. One car ended into embankment caught alight , then causing bushfire – high winds helped fan the fire

Cessna 172 Plane Crash – Putty NSW

Approximate 600pm – 27 October 2014  – I was listening to ATC on my radio scanner – 133.05 was the main radio frequency , operated by Brisbane Centre . Several airliners – Qantas, Jetstar had monitered and heard the beacon

Malaysian MH17 Shot down

INFO from WIKI http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mh17 Updated – 21 July 2014 – Australian Time http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-07-20/mh-17-crash-site-journalist-describes-grim-scenes/5609930 http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-07-18/videos-online-show-downing-of-flight-mh17/5606768 http://www.news.com.au/video/id-5ybm8zbzrZ8g8EifTLMQGBt-MAWZlDkf/Dozens-of-MH17-Passenger-Remains-Still-Missing https://au.news.yahoo.com/vic/a/24493439/mh17-tragedy-names-of-passengers-and-crew-emerge/?cmp=fb  – Crew list and names being released .. Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17/MAS17) was a scheduled international passenger flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. On 17 July 2014, the Boeing 777 crashed near Hrabove in Donetsk

Tagged with: , ,

Cirrus Crash Blue Mountains

Cirrus Crash On 10th May 2014 – A Cirrus SR 22 GTS aircraft encountered a mechanical fault while on a demo flight over Blue Mountains in NSW .  Registration N802DK 2.10pm – the Cirrus released its BRS ( Ballistic Recovery System

MH370 – Missing 777 Jet

Flight MH370 has been missing since Saturday 8 March 2014 in waters off Malaysia . Several unconfirmed reports surfaced on the news as to where the plane was, did it crash, did the plane turn around . Rescue crews from

Women Of Aviation week – Bathurst

8 March 2014 – Bathurst Airport http://www.womenofaviationweek.org/rsvp/bathurst/ A fantastic event held at Bathurst Airport last week – Team Leader Tammy Augostin the organiser for this event was very happy with the success . 109 women had their chance of a

Motorbike Hits Horse – Lyndhurst

Tuesday evening on the 11 march 2014 approx 815pm , Motorbike rider with passenger hits a horse while riding on the Mid western highway near Lyndhurst .  The 56 Year old rider has died, his 29 yo passenger suffered severe

Sandown 500

Sandown 500 – V8 Supercars 13 September to 15 September    Sandown Team Frequencies FRIDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER Start Finish Category Duration Session 0935 1005 Touring Car Masters 30 minutes Practice 1 1015 1035 Formula 5000 40 minutes Practice 1 1045

Sportpilot TV

    Sport Pilot TV is a TV show and resource website all about recreational flying in all aircraft from RA/LSA to gyros to powered chutes Please visit this very informative website . Latest videos will demonstrate many pilot headsets

Raglan Accident

8 March 2013 Early Am on Great Western Highway and Napolean Street Raglan, 2 vehicles collided, the 4wd flipping onto its roof. Both extensively damaged and both towed.. All emergency services attended with only minor injuries, no one transported! Traffic

Bathurst Stabbing – Man dies

5 march 2013 At 0830 Am this morning, reports of a man stabbed at a Rocket Street Address – emergency services arrived, Persons of interest locking himself in a unit apparently still with knife. Man 42 – Died at scene

Bathurst Accident Stewart Street

4 March 2013   A minor accident which had one car overturned on highway Stewart street, caused minor problems with traffic as police directed traffic away from scene until tow trucks righted car.! Driver was ok treated by passing ambulance.

Bathurst Accident 2013

March 1 2013 At Approximate 335 Pm  – two Cars Collided head on  – Mitchel Highway  – 6 km outside Bathurst. All emergency Services attended – both lanes closed as Rescue 22 from Orange responded to the scene, landing on

Bathurst Floods 2013

Bathurst Floods 2013 Update !  1 March 2013  After over 100 mm rain pouring into city over 24 hours, the raglan creek which always affects Great western highway, once again closes 2 lanes early this morning leading into Bathurst! Hereford

Mayday Call

Mayday Call Engine Failure – Story and Youtube clip – photos – Air traffic call. On 27th December 2012 – a flight back from Wollongong, was at approx 6500 feet, 22 miles to go until landing at Bathurst when the

V8 Supercars Test Day 2013

V8 Supercars Test Day – Saturday 16 February 2013   All results from the first session including the Nissan and Mercedes .   http://www.v8supercars.com.au/sessions/test-session-1 http://www.v8supercars.com.au/sessions/test-session-2   Photo provided by Foxsports.com.au    

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Avalon Airshow

Avalon Airshow 2013 – held every 2 years!  Avalon Victoria.     UPDATE – 3 March 2013   https://plus.google.com/photos/107830390747458401584/albums/5850654907607143105   – Photos from trip to Avalon on 2nd March 2013 – 8 keen aviators, some pilots all flew down.  See pics

Tagged with: , , ,

Fatal Accident Glanmire

Fatal Accident Glanmire – 24 Nov 2012 At 1.40pm on 24th November 2012, 2 cars and a truck collided head on , occurred 10 km east of Bathurst on the Great western Highway at Glanmire! Emergency services nearby at an

Countdown Timer