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Plane crashes at a Melbourne golf course as the pilot is taken to hospital with serious injuries  

Plane crashes at a Melbourne golf course as the pilot is taken to hospital with serious injuries

  • Plane crashed at Capital Golf Course in Heatherton, to the city’s southeast
  •  Victoria Police said the plane crashed into trees shortly after take-off
  •  The golf course is directly adjacent to the suburban airport

A pilot is seriously injured after his light plane crashed at a Melbourne golf course.

The plane crashed at Capital Golf Course in Heatherton, to the city’s southeast, on Tuesday.

Victoria Police said the plane crashed into trees shortly after take-off from Moorabbin airport just after midday.

A pilot is seriously injured after his light plane crashed at a Melbourne golf course

The plane crashed at Capital Golf Course in Heatherton, to the city's southeast, on Tuesday

The plane crashed at Capital Golf Course in Heatherton, to the city’s southeast, on Tuesday

The golf course is directly adjacent to the suburban airport.

The pilot, a man who was the sole occupant of the aircraft, has been taken to the Alfred Hospital with serious injuries.

Aerial footage of the scene shows the aircraft upside-down and missing one of its wings.

The exact cause of the crash has not been determined, with police and emergency services remaining on site.

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