Armidale family mourns loss of three children in Canberra plane crash

Jonathan Hawes
Updated October 9 2023 - 9:00am, first published 8:45am

The family of an experienced pilot and his grandchildren, who were killed in a light plane crash near Canberra, have asked for privacy as they grieve their loss.

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Jonathan Hawes

Jonathan Hawes


Originally from Austin, TX. "I wasn't born in Tamworth but I got here as soon as I could!" Jonathan covers a little bit of everything, but his main priorities are Tamworth Regional Council, Business, and Property. Send story tips to Jonathan via

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