Statement on missing civilian helicopter in Nelson Bay region, NSW
10 September 2019
Defence can confirm Australian Army soldier Warrant Officer Class Two Greg Miller, 39, is believed to have been on board a civilian helicopter that crashed south of Nelson Bay in NSW on the evening of Friday 6 September 2019.
Warrant Officer Miller is a Combat Engineer with the Special Operations Engineer Regiment in Sydney.
Defence is providing welfare support to Warrant Officer Miller’s family and requests their privacy is respected during this very difficult time.
Warrant Officer Miller was not on duty at the time of the incident.
As the cause of the incident is under investigation by NSW Police, it would be inappropriate for Defence to comment any further. All enquiries on the investigation should be referred to NSW Police.
Imagery of Warrant Officer Miller is available at https://images.defence.gov.au/S20192159.