Solider critically injured in training exercise

AN AUSTRALIAN Soldier has been critically injured during a training exercise in the Northern Territory.

The Australian Defence Force have launched an investigation as to how the soldier was hurt in a vehicle accident at the Mount Bundy Training Area today.

He was airlifted to a local civillian hospitaland has been flown to hospital.


The soldier’s family has been notified and army is providing support.

Meantime, a Royal Australian Air Force G-wagon has rolled in a national park north of Newcastle in New South Wales, but no has been injured.

No one was hurt. The incident is also under investigation.