Fatal plane crash at Brownlow Hill

A teenager has died following a plane crash in Sydney’s south west.

About 3.15pm today (Wednesday 24 January 2024), emergency services were called to Brownlow Hill Loop Road, Brownlow Hill, following reports a light plane had crashed.

Officers from Camden Police Area Command attended, along with NSW Ambulance, and Fire and Rescue NSW.

The pilot and sole occupant of the plane – believed to be a 16-year-old boy – died at the scene; he is yet to be formally identified.

Police established a crime scene which is being forensically examined.

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has been notified and commenced an investigation into the circumstance surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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