SYDNEY (AP) — 4 folks together with two youngsters died on Sunday after a lightweight plane crashed into the ocean close to the coast of Australia’s Queensland state.
Police mentioned the plane, a four-seater Rockwell, crashed off the top of a runway at Redcliffe, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) northeast of the principle metropolis of Brisbane.
Divers recovered the our bodies of two adults, together with the 69-year-old male pilot, and two youngsters from the upturned wreckage near the shoreline, police Inspector Craig White informed reporters.
White mentioned the kids’s ages weren’t instantly out there however they had been youthful than youngsters.
Australian Transport Security Bureau chief commissioner Angus Mitchell mentioned his group is investigating. He mentioned early studies urged that the crash occurred not lengthy after takeoff.