Plane wreckage found

Plane wreckage found

The Australian Maritime and Safety Authority has confirmed all 6 passengers onboard a vintage plane have died, after the wreckage was discovered this afternoon in Queensland.

The plane went missing on Monday afternoon and rescue operations have been carried out since, but those have now turned into a recovery operation.

AMSA┬áSearch and Rescue chief Co-ordination Officer, Mike Barton says the crash site was 14km northwest of the Borumba Dam wall, in the Sunshine Coast’s Hinterland.

He says the plane was hard to locate due to the condition it was in.

Recovery efforts are continuing at the site and members from the Air Transport Safety Bureau will now take over the investigation, with victim identification teams also working at the site.

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