The Last Escape: The True Story of the Helicopter Bandit

Author(s): John Killick

Crime (True)

John Killick fed his gambling addiction by robbing banks in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, but this career criminal entered a new phase when he met Russian immigrant Lucy Dudko at a party in 1995. When a warrant was issued in Queensland for his arrest on old charges, Killick and Dudko went on the run which ended in his capture after a failed bank robbery in Bowral, NSW in January 1999.In one of the most audacious prison breaks in Australian history, Killick was broken out of Sydney's Silverwater prison after Dudko commandeered a scenic helicopter flight at gunpoint. Australia's 'Bonnie and Clyde' spent another 45 days on the run before recaptured . Killick was sentenced to 14 years' jail; Dudko got 8 years. After he was released in 2015, the pair meet up again but are they the same people Is the magic still there

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  • : 9781742579030
  • : New Holland Publishers Pty, Limited
  • : New Holland (Australia)
  • : November 2017
  • : 240mm X 165mm
  • : Australia
  • : November 2017
  • : books

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  • : John Killick
  • : Paperback
  • : 1117
  • : 304