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'Flying boat' crashes into lake, emergency services race to the scene

Jessica Brown
Updated April 3 2024 - 12:32pm, first published 10:30am
Emergency services during the salvage works for the 'flying boat' (left). Picture by Peter Lorimer. Right, the gyrocopter boat after the crash. Picture by Carmen Wilson
Emergency services during the salvage works for the 'flying boat' (left). Picture by Peter Lorimer. Right, the gyrocopter boat after the crash. Picture by Carmen Wilson

TWO people have had a lucky escape after their "gyrocopter boat" crashed into the waters of Lake Macquarie.

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Jessica Brown

Jessica Brown

Digital Editor

Jessica began her journalism career in 2009 as a cadet at The Port Stephens Examiner before moving to London for a two-year stint working in magazines and digital publishing. The Lake Macquarie local returned to Australia where she took up a reporting role at The Maitland Mercury. She worked across several rounds including local council, police and property before moving into digital journalism and joining the team at The Newcastle Herald in 2017.