Pilot walks away from light plane crash

February 1, 2024 5:21 am in by

An incredibly lucky escape on the Fraser Coast with a pilot suffering only minor injuries in a plane crash.

The alarm was raised around 2pm Wednesday when the Cessnock aircraft came down at Hervey Bay.

The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter crew was called to the scene but wasn’t needed.

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It’s understood the pilot managed to free himself from the wreckage and walked to meet emergency services at a nearby road.

The pilot, in his 30s, suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital in a stable condition.