Pilot arrested for allegedly murdering two elderly campers who went missing 20 months ago

Two elderly campers who went missing in Australia 20 months ago were allagedly murdered by a commercial flight pilot.

Greg Lynn, 55, was detained after police helicopters landed on his campsite in Victoria, Australia, on Monday night, November 22.

Russell Hill, 74, and Carol Clay, 73, were killed, and he was charged with their murders (both pictured above)

Since March 2020, when the couple visited the Victorian Alpine National Park, there has been no evidence of them, prompting one of the state’s largest missing person investigations.

Lynn (shown below) was remanded in detention on Friday, November 26th, Australian time, and will face a court trial next year.

Pilot arrested for allegedly murdering two elderly campers who went missing 20 months ago

Jetstar, the airline he works for has now sacked him as a pilot .


Police allege they were murdered on 20 March, according to court documents reported by The Age newspaper.


They had used a high-frequency radio to call a friend earlier that day. During the call, the pair said they were setting up camp in the Wonnangatta Valley.


Passers-by found their campsite destroyed by fire the next day.

Pilot arrested for allegedly murdering two elderly campers who went missing 20 months ago

“Our efforts to locate the remains of Russell and Carol will continue,” Victoria Police Assistant Commissioner Bob Hill said on Thursday.


The families of the missing pair have also issued appeals for information.


“It’s really hard. It’s not getting any better not knowing. It’s just unknown – he just disappeared and you’re just stuck in the middle,” said Hill’s daughter, Debbie, last month.


Clay’s sister, Jill, said: “We need to know what happened and we need to know where their bodies are so we can put them to rest.”

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