A young pilot is fighting for life after a light plane crash-landed into bushland in Logan this afternoon.
The fixed wing aircraft is understood to have come down in a paddock off Tully Road at Lyons around 2.30pm, before erupting into flames.
“Preliminary information suggests the plane suffered engine difficulties before crashing into bushland and catching fire,” Queensland Police said.
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The pilot and sole occupant, a 24-year-old man, was pulled from the wreckage suffering serious head, chest and abdominal injuries.
He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being airlifted to the Princess Alexandra Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.