Married couple killed in Finch Hatton plane crash

October 30, 2023 9:26 am in by

A 73-year-old man and a 75-year-old woman have died in a light plane crash at Finch Hatton.

Police were alerted to the crash by a community member around 9.00am on Saturday, with a rescue helicopter finding the wreckage from the air in the Pioneer Valley at around 11.30am.

Ground crews are still working to retrieve the aircraft which is situated in difficult terrain.

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The man and woman were the only occupants on board.

The Australian Transport and Safety Bureau (ATSB) has been notified of the crash and will conduct a transport safety investigation.

The Forensic Crash Unit will investigate the crash of behalf of the State Coroner.