Two men believed to be onboard plane crash - Appin
Tuesday, 27 December 2022 05:27:40 PM
Two men are believed to be the deceased onboard a plane which crashed in Sydney’s south-west yesterday.
Shortly before 3pm (Monday 26 December 2022), emergency services responded to reports of a scrub fire in bushland near the vicinity of Appin Road and Colliery Road, Appin.
Following an extensive search of the area crews located a plane with two men deceased on board.
They are yet to be formally identified but believed to be aged 67 and 68.
Officers from Campbelltown Police Area Command established a crime scene and are working with the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) as inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash continue.
Initial inquiries suggest the light fixed-wing plane took off from Temora in the state’s Riverina region.
No further information is available at this stage.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.