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At 3.30pm today, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau will release its final investigation report on the fatal aircraft crash near Newman, WA.

On 26 January 2001, a Cessna 310R operated by the Western Australian Police Air Support Unit crashed at night near Newman aerodrome.

The four occupants sustained fatal injuries. Impact forces destroyed the aircraft.

Who: ALAN STRAY (ATSB Deputy Director of Air Safety Investigation)
When: 3.30pm (Eastern Standard Time)
Where: ATSB Headquarters, 15 Mort Street, Canberra

The report, titled Air Safety Investigation Report 200100348, will be available online at www.atsb.gov.au.

Note: Media will then be able to download an audio statement from approximately 3.40pm.

Media contact: 1800 020 616
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Last update 01 April 2011