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Report released into fatal Cloncurry helicopter accident that took Brent Acton's life

Samantha Campbell
By Samantha Campbell
Updated September 2 2020 - 11:51pm, first published July 21 2020 - 8:00pm
The wreckage site north west of Cloncurry. Photo: ATSB.

The investigation into a fatal helicopter accident that took the life of Brent Acton in 2017 has closed, with the cause of the accident reported as a missing self-locking nut.

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Samantha Campbell

Samantha Campbell

Senior Journalist

Samantha Campbell (nee Walton) has worked for regional and rural publications across News South Wales and Queensland and is currently the senior journalist at the North West Star in Mount Isa. Sam enjoys family life on their cattle station with her husband and two kids and competes in local campdraft and rodeo events. Email: samantha.campbell@austcommunitymedia.com.au