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Air Crash Probe Begins After Compass CEO Killed in Sydney

  • Recovery teams plan to raise plane from riverbed this week
  • Cousins, four family members and pilot died on New Year’s Eve
Richard Cousins
Richard CousinsPhotographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg
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Investigators are piecing together the final moments of a Sydney seaplane flight that plunged into the water on New Year’s Eve, killing Compass Group Plc Chief Executive Officer Richard Cousins and four members of his close family.

Recovery teams plan to raise the plane from the bottom of the Hawkesbury River this week, Australian Transport Safety Bureau Executive Director Nat Nagy said at a media briefing on Tuesday.