2 Feared Dead As 2 Planes Collided Mid-Air, Lands On A Farm In Australia
- November 9, 2022
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Two men have died in a tragic air accident believed to be mid-air collision between a glider and an Ultralight aircraft in south-east Queensland. The Reports says Two planes that collided mid-air and landed on a farm, and there are “likely no survivors”.
The smash is understood to have taken place over a farm in Kybong, Queensland, Australia.
Two men have already been confirmed dead in the collision between a glider and the plane that it was dragging along.
Shocked bystanders report seeing debris falling from the sky. As debris fell to the ground, a witness said they heard a “big bang”, the 7News reports.
Speaking to the publication they said: “We thought that didn’t sound like a gunshot, and we looked up and saw white bits of plane falling out of the sky.”
Brad Inskip, tasked with inspecting the case, said: “The evidence is pointing towards the fact that each aircraft likely had a single male occupant and both males are deceased.
“We will be looking into the possibility that there was a collision mid-air, butit’s very early days and we’re really not sure.”
Ambulance, police and fire and rescue crews rushed to the scene of the accident at Gympie airport at Kybong, inland from the Sunshine Coast, on Wednesday afternoon.
One man from each aircraft died in the paddock the two planes crashed in, with wreckage strewn across a 200 metre area.