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#1 The good Egg

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 10:01 AM

I hope no one from the isg community was on the plane that crashed this morning as it was heading to a renowned golf destination of king island.
Commiserations to the familys of those who have lost someone
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Posted 21 February 2017 - 10:17 AM

Terrible news. Very sad.



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Posted 21 February 2017 - 10:20 AM

Very bad

Lucky that it didn't hit a busy areas

Tragic for those on the plan and their loved ones
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Posted 21 February 2017 - 10:23 AM

Very bad

Lucky that it didn't hit a busy areas

Tragic for those on the plan and their loved ones

 

It actually hit a large factory outlet centre...the only fortunate thing was that it was before it was open for business, and apparently no one on the ground was killed.

 

But it's been a potential disaster dating back to the 70s when a light plane crashed into a nearby house, killing all bar one of the occupants.

 

It used to be Melbourne's main airport until the late 60s/early 70s when Tullamarine opened...essentially, in the middle of suburbia.


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Posted 21 February 2017 - 11:15 AM

Not good at all.

I know the aircraft well, as i have worked on it a lot, and i knew the pilot.

Not a good feeling
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Posted 21 February 2017 - 11:26 AM

Feel for you Rob. Can't be easy.

 

Thoughts to everyone involved, and the wider golf community. I hear it was a party of golfers on their way for a hit :(


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Posted 21 February 2017 - 11:27 AM

Commiserations to all that was part of this tradgedy

Just heard they was american tourists who was to head over to king Island


Very sad day for melbourne and Victoria


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Posted 21 February 2017 - 11:46 AM

Seriously sad news for those involved and their loved ones left behind. You start the day off with excitement for the impending adventure and now all gone in an instant.

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 12:23 PM

Horrendous stuff....best thoughts to all affected.

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 12:43 PM

Looks like ti may have been American tourists.... having the lifetime trip to Aus and ends in tragedy. Feel sorry for their families!

 

Thoughts to all as well!


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Posted 21 February 2017 - 01:16 PM

Not good at all.

I know the aircraft well, as i have worked on it a lot, and i knew the pilot.

Not a good feeling

sorry to head about this as well Rob sorry it's an acquaintance


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Posted 21 February 2017 - 01:23 PM

Not good at all.
I know the aircraft well, as i have worked on it a lot, and i knew the pilot.
Not a good feeling

also feel for you Rob
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Posted 21 February 2017 - 01:43 PM

I hope no one from the isg community was on the plane that crashed this morning as it was heading to a renowned golf destination of king island.
Commiserations to the familys of those who have lost someone

Trip to King Island is still on my wishlist, but with a little second thought or two.
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Posted 21 February 2017 - 03:31 PM

May they walk the fairways of heaven and shoot sub Par rounds.

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 04:11 PM

terribly sad news , rest in peace my friends from the golfing fraternity and my sincere condolences to their friends and family of those that lost their lives this morning






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