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Why are victims of Pel-Air crash not entitled to compensation?

Why are victims of Pel-Air crash not entitled to compensation?

If you get hit by a truck, you can claim compensation. But if you are injured and mentally scarred in a plane crash, tough cookies.

Sketchy Pel-Air crash investigation raises uncomfortable questions for deputy PM

Sketchy Pel-Air crash investigation raises uncomfortable questions for deputy PM

There's plenty to worry about when it comes to crash investigation in Australia's aviation industry -- not that you'd know it from the minister's interest in the subject.

Pel-Air crash investigation was a debacle from go to whoa

Pel-Air crash investigation was a debacle from go to whoa

A Pel-Air jet crashed into the sea near Norfolk island with six people aboard. The subsequent investigation revealed rank incompetence on the part of the aviation authorities.

Pel-Air and CASA damned by safety audit documents

Pel-Air and CASA damned by safety audit documents

What do we take away from Four Corners? That the performances of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and the Australian Transport Safety Bureau constitute a threat to public safety, says Ben Sandilands.

Pel-Air inquiry shrouded in secrecy

Pel-Air inquiry shrouded in secrecy

The CASA investigation into the Pel-Air incident last year has been shrouded in secrecy, despite the regulator indefinitely suspending the pilot licence of the captain who flew the Westwind jet.

Pel-Air implicates itself deeper and deeper over ditching

Pel-Air implicates itself deeper and deeper over ditching

It seems that every time the senior management of Pel-Air open their mouths in public they take on more water, says Ben Sandilands.

CASA must act now to prosecute over Pel-Air crash

CASA must act now to prosecute over Pel-Air crash

The pilot of the Pel-Air Westwind that crashed off Norfolk Island on Wednesday apparently took off with inadequate fuel supplies. He, and his airline, must be prosecuted.

Attention all media: an Australian jet crashed last night

Attention all media: an Australian jet crashed last night

Jet crashes are rare in Australia, but one happened last night at Norfolk Island and no-one in the media noticed. All six people on board the CareFlight medical evacuation jet have survived