The skater dude got blown off his board about 2 seconds later. The smoke fom the fire the Sikorsky was fighting is in the background.
Early dawn in the Australian Outback.
Sun rise at Coober Pedy.
The throttle open a little too much. The park brake not quite set right. And then you hand swing the prop with no one in the cockpit. Hmmmm.
VH-MXJ on the left. VH-IEV on the right.
Visitor to Jandakot from Indonesia. Probably comes in for maintenance.
Brisbane city shortly after dawn. The Woolongabba Cricket ground more commonly known as "The Gabba" is in the lower right.
Operated by National Airways Corporation. One of a large business jet population working from Lanseria.
Flipped over by very strong wings after the tie down peg came out of the ground. The poor old girl has broken her back.
The city of Adelaide from 40,000 feet. Parafield Airport is just visible in the centre right.
The propeller has clearly suffered a ground strike. Probablly taxied into a ditch or hollow rather than a wheels up landing judging by the lack of damage to the lower cowl.
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Rolled over in cyclone. Written off.