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Pilot Facing COVID Fine

Pilot Facing COVID Fine

The pilot flew from Melbourne into Mount Hotham Airport.

Bright police are investigating after a light plane landed at Mount Hotham Airport from Moorabbin Airport in Melbourne.

A pilot and his passenger are now facing a COVID-19 fine.

The man claimed his primary residence was in Dinner Plain, but following inquiries that was not the case.

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The Alpine Cluster Commander Sergeant Doug Incoll from Bright Police Station says anyone in breach of the COVID-19 rules faces a fine of up to $1652.

Stay at home orders are in place for metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire.

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