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"It was just a grouse guy to talk to": the pilot of a doomed plane that crashed into a field is remembered by friends as a "straight shooter"

  • Keith Astrella, 69, died in a light plane crash Friday 150 km east of Melbourne
  • Tribute to the successful speed brokers in social networks
  • The friend David Hutchinson said that the death of his racing partner was "difficult to understand"

Charlie Coe for Daily Mail Australia

Friends of a pilot who died in a light plane crash on Friday paid him tribute, saying he was a "direct shooter".

Keith Astrella, 69, of Berwick, Melbourne, died when the old single-engine plane that was flying crashed into a meadow in Tanjil South, 150 kilometers east of the state capital.

Friend David Hutchinson said Mr. Astrella said his death "was difficult to understand".

His friends paid tribute to the man from Melbourne, Keith Astrella, 69, a & # 39; grouse & # 39; and a direct sniper who told him how it was & # 39; after his death in a light plane crash on Friday.

His friends paid tribute to the man from Melbourne, Keith Astrella, 69, a & # 39; grouse & # 39; and a direct sniper who told him how it was & # 39; after his death in a light plane crash on Friday.

Mr. Astrella was killed when the old single-engine plane that was flying crashed into a corral in Tanjil South, 150 kilometers east of the state capital.

Mr. Astrella was killed when the old single-engine plane that was flying crashed into a corral in Tanjil South, 150 kilometers east of the state capital.

Mr. Astrella was killed when the old single-engine plane that was flying crashed into a corral in Tanjil South, 150 kilometers east of the state capital.

When talking to him he said: "He was a great guy to talk to, it's hard to imagine that this happened," he told the Herald Sun.

"He was a direct shooter, just a grouse guy to talk to."

Mr. Hutchinson is the president of the Victoria Compact Speedcar Club, of which Mr. Astrella had been a member for more than 15 years.

He said: "I do not think there's anyone in our club who does not shed a tear for him."

Hutchinson said that the main concern of Mr. Estrella's son, Matt, was his mother, who described both of them as very annoying.

Mr. Astrella was a member of the Victoria Compact Speedcar Club and had been successful in sports at the state and national levels.

Mr. Astrella was a member of the Victoria Compact Speedcar Club and had been successful in sports at the state and national levels.

Mr. Astrella was a member of the Victoria Compact Speedcar Club and had been successful in sports at the state and national levels.

In a Facebook post published on its website, the Victorian Compact Speedcar Club paid tribute to Mr. Astrella, whom they said had a "contagious laugh and excitement when reflecting on a memorable story or a battle on the track."

The club said Mr. Astrella had been successful in the sport both in the state and nationally.

The Australian Transportation Security Bureau has said that they plan to examine the remains and collect data for analysis.

The Australian Transportation Security Bureau has said that they plan to examine the remains and collect data for analysis.

The Australian Transportation Security Bureau has said that they plan to examine the remains and collect data for analysis.

The Australian Transportation Security Bureau has said that they plan to examine the remains and collect data for analysis.

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