The light plane was parked outside a Pilbara pub after allegedly being driven along the main street.
The light plane was parked outside a Pilbara pub after allegedly being driven along the main street. Supplied

Light plane driven down street in quest for a drink

A Pilbara resident has spoken of his surprise at seeing a plane parked outside his local pub after its owner apparently taxied it down the main street so he could get a drink.

Officers were called to the Newman Hotel, also called the Purple Pub, about 2:00pm on Friday.

Witnesses told police the light aircraft, with its propeller running, had taxied from one end of the mining town to the other.

The aircraft did not have wings and was later towed from the pub.

Newman resident Beau Woolcock said he and his five-year-old daughter watched on as the plane was towed away.

Read more at ABC News

 

 


Tears of relief with breakthrough eczema drug now affordable

Premium Content Tears of relief with breakthrough eczema drug now affordable

It used to cost $22,000 a year, but will now be just $41

How $4000 was washed through pokies in 60 minutes

Premium Content How $4000 was washed through pokies in 60 minutes

Secret report into money laundering through pokies being finalised

COVID SCHOOL RULES: Find out what’s changed

Premium Content COVID SCHOOL RULES: Find out what’s changed

From Monday, parents and schools across NSW will have a new set of coronavirus...