Fatal plane crash at Jacobs Well, QLD

A man has died in a fatal light aircraft crash at Jacobs Well this morning.

Initial investigations suggest around 9:30am, the plane has lost power and clipped an overhead cable, before it crashed into trees and caught fire at Heck Field airfield off Stapylton Jacobs Well Road.

The 64-year-old pilot from Helensvale was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Emergency services were able to rescue a 60-year-old man who was taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital with significant burns in a serious condition.

Forensic Crash Unit investigations are continuing with assistance from Recreational Aviation Australia.

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