Horror as a pilot and passenger die after their plane went missing and was found smashed to pieces in bushland
- Investigations are underway after a light aircraft crash in Queensland
- Two men, a pilot and passenger, died in the incident on Wednesday afternoon
- The plane was reported missing after it failed to return to Sunshine Coast airport
Two men are dead after a light plane crashed in bushland on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.
The aircraft was reported missing on Wednesday about 5.30pm after it failed to return to the Sunshine Coast Airport at Maroochydore.
Following a multi-agency search, the plane was found at Peachester three hours later, with the two occupants, aged 46 and 30, found dead at the scene.
Authorities are investigating after a plane crashed in bushland on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, leaving two men dead
Queensland Police’s Forensic Crash Unit and the Australian Transport Safety Bureau are investigating.