The plane crashed at the end of a runway at Round Hill Rd about 7am this morning, killing the two men on board.
The plane crashed at the end of a runway at Round Hill Rd about 7am this morning, killing the two men on board. Jack Evans

Probe launched into plane crash that killed two men

UPDATE 1.25pm: 

THE two men involved in a fatal plane crash this morning were aged 61 and 71, Queensland Police confirmed.

A Queensland Police spokeswoman confirmed the ages of the two men who died at the scene of the crash this morning near Round Hill Rd.

She said the initial information suggested the ultralight plane was travelling to the Agnes Water region.

Police are gathering statements from witnesses.


UPDATE 11.31am:

FORENSIC crash investigators have arrived at the scene of the fatal light plane crash at Captain Creek.

The plane crashed at the end of a runway at Round Hill Rd about 7am this morning, killing the two men on board.

Multiple police crews remain at the scene with officers from the forensic crash unit.

The forensic crash unit will investigate the cause of the crash and prepare a report for the Coroner.

 

Plane Crash in Agnes Water, at Round Hill Road
Plane Crash in Agnes Water, at Round Hill Road

 

 

Earlier 10.38am:

Two men involved in a light plane crash this morning have died.

Emergency services were called to the scene shortly before 7am.

More to come.

Earlier 9.35am:

TWO men have suffered critical injuries after a plane crash at Captain Creek earlier this morning.

Emergency services remain at the scene at Round Hill Rd after the light plane crash was reported at 6.59am.

Paramedics and critical care paramedics have assessed two men with critical injuries.

A Queensland Police spokesman said there was concern for two patients.

More to come.


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