Everett Aviation Chief Pilot dies in Tanzania road accident

Everett Aviation Chief Pilot dies in Tanzania road accident

30-Mar-2015 Source: HeliHub.com

Mark Hammond, 46, died in an accident outside of Dar Es Salaam on Tuesday March 17.  Appointed Chief Pilot of Everett Aviation in August 2013, Hammond had lived in the Tanzanian city for a year and was riding a motorbike on his way home from work when the accident occurred. Hammond is survived by sons Thomas and Harrison.

Profile from Everett Aviation website says “Upon graduating from the Royal Military College of Australia with a Bachelor of Science Degree, Mark qualified as an Army Pilot and spent the next twelve years in a variety of flying and managerial postings in the Australian Army.  After embarking on a civilian career, he has gained extensive offshore experience in Australia, North Sea UK and Nigeria where he was Chief Pilot on the Shell Petroleum contract.  Mark joined Everett Aviation in 2011 flying offshore but his previous military experience has been utilised supporting the UN in Uganda and the British Army in Kenya in both Instructional and Medevac roles.  He holds both an ATPL(H) and CPL (A).”.  Photo from same source

See also report from the Daily Telegraph, Australia

John Burcote – HeliHub.com

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