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Pilot dies shortly after take-off at a remote airport outside of Melbourne 

Pilot dies shortly after take-off at a remote airport outside of Melbourne

  • Aircraft crashes moments after take-off from airfield south-west of Melbourne
  • Pilot was killed in the crash at Koo Wee Rup shortly before 7am on Sunday
  • Emergency crews remain on scene and a report will be prepared for coroner 

A pilot has been killed in a light plane crash moments after taking off from an airfield south-east of Melbourne.

The pilot took off from the Koo Wee Rup airfield before his weight-shift microlight plane crashed shortly before 7am on Sunday.

The male pilot was the sole occupant in the light aircraft and died at the scene 63 kilometres south-west from Melbourne. 

A pilot was died after crashing the weight-shift microlight plane (pictured) he was flying

Police will prepare a report for the coroner.

Emergency services remain at the scene.

No more details are currently known at this time.

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