18 October 2011 – 1030am – Forced landing in paddock 8 miles south of Bathurst YBTH. Oconnell Plains road. Rescue 22 enroute to Richmond from Orange , overheard mayday call and diverted to check on aircraft!
Flying Instructor sets a great example of cool calm confidence in his communication and decisions, whilst gliding around un-powered choosing a suitable landing area.
The crew landed in paddock and checked all was ok with Jabiru.
Pilot Chris Stott.