Two dead in fiery light aircraft crash in NSW

TWO people have been killed after their light aircraft plummeted into a paddock near Orange in NSW.

Emergency services were called to a location on Forest Road at Spring Hill around midday, after receiving reports a recreational light aircraft had crashed and burst into flames.

Upon arrival, officers found the bodies of two people, who are yet to be identified.


Police, with the assistance from the Australian Sports Rotorcraft Association, are investigating the cause of the crash.

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has also been notified of the incident.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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