Airdate: Australian Druglords

Nine premieres a new documentary series soon in Australian Druglords.

Hosted by Gary Sweet, Australian Druglords is a ground-breaking true-crime series, with unprecedented access to confidential police files, which takes you inside the secret world of the NSW Police drug squad as they bring down Australia’s biggest druglords. Tonight we look into Richard Buttrose. He was the undisputed cocaine king of Sydney’s A-list. Arrested in 2007, he pleaded guilty to selling cocaine and was sentenced to 12 years jail on 10th March 2010.

It airs at 8:40pm Tuesday June 1st.

Updated: Australian Families of Crime returns June 8th.

It will be followed by the special: Air France Flight 447.

In the 21st century, commercial jetliners just don’t disappear without warning. Yet, on June 1st 2009, an Airbus A330 flying from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of 228 lives. Speculation abounds, what really happened? How does one of the most sophisticated aircraft in the world just disappear without a trace?

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