UPDATE: THE Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed an Australian was among three people killed when a light plane crashed near Port Moreseby in Papua New Guinea this morning.
EARLIER: A PLANE has crashed in Papua New Guinea, reportedly killing up to four people, including an Australian pilot.
Early reports suggest the “Hevilift” plane, believed to be a Twin Otter, went down near Port Moresby on Saturday morning.
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It’s understood the impact killed two pilots – one of which is thought to an Australian – and two passengers.
There are conflicting reports indicating as many as eight people could have been on board.
There is no further information available at this time.