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Fifty years since platform tragedy

Alan ‘Snoopy’ Adams, with a picture of himself in earlier days, remembers the horrific Barracouta gas platform helicopter crash that killed three people.

Fifty years since platform tragedy

It was a calm morning in Bass Strait by all reports, and excitement was in the air as 26 journalists and public relations personnel prepared to tour Esso’s new Barracouta oil and gas platform.


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