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RFS plane crash - Lost crew named


Coulson Aviation have relased the names and photos of their crew, killed fighting fires in Southern NSW on Thursday afternoon.

From their website, Coulson Aviation have paid tribute to their men - Our deepest condolences are with the family and friends of our fallen heroes. Yesterday we lost three members of our Coulson Aviation Family in Australia onboard one of our C-130 aircraft.

The men who died are - 

Captain Ian H. McBeth born November 24, 1975; 


First Officer Paul Clyde Hudson born July 21, 1977;


Flight Engineer Rick A. DeMorgan Jr. born October 13, 1976.


 The full statement from Coulson Aviation on their website is available here.

Image Credits: Bidgee, free image,  Coulson Aviation