Tragedy Strikes as Two Men Die in Gold Coast Hinterland Plane Crash

Two men have tragically lost their lives in a plane crash in the Gold Coast hinterland. The incident occurred near the town’s golf club on Sunday afternoon, when a light plane crashed at Dugandan near Boonah. The victims, aged 69 and 82, died at the scene of the crash. No information has been provided regarding their flying experience. It’s believed they had taken off from Boonah Airfield in Dugandan and may have been attempting to return when the plane crashed. Police believe no mayday call was made from the plane before the crash.

The scene of the crash would have been “absolutely” confronting for first responders, according to Police Acting Inspector Kerry Olsen. Emergency services have attended the scene and the Australian Transport Safety Bureau has been notified of the incident. Recreational Aviation Australia officials will work with police to determine the cause of the crash. Golfers were among those to witness the crash and were the first to call for emergency services. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident has been asked to come forward, if they have not already done so, and anyone with dashcam or home security footage has also been asked to contact police.

In conclusion, the tragic plane crash in the Gold Coast hinterland resulted in the loss of two lives. Authorities and aviation officials are working together to investigate the cause of the crash, and witnesses are urged to come forward with any information or footage that may assist in the investigation.