In Memory Of
Western Australia Police, Australia
End of watch: 2001-01-26
Aircraft: Cessna 310R
Constable David Dewar died when the aircraft he was in crashed and burst into flames near Newman. Also killed were Constable Gavin Capes, Senior Constable Philip Ruland and Pilot Senior Constable Donald Everett. The crash happened while the officers were returning from Kiwirrkurra, 860km east of Newman near the Northern Territory border. The plane crashed about 9:50pm. The plane, named William G. Pense II after a police officer shot dead in Mt. Barker more than 20 years ago, was destroyed. This was the first accident involving Police Air Support in Western Australia.
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