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Plane crashes into the ocean off Fraser Island – witnesses report people swimming near the wreckage

Plane crashes off tourist hotspot Fraser Island – as witnesses report people swimming near the wreckage

  • A plane has crashed into the ocean off the coast of Fraser Island in Queensland 
  • The aircraft hit the water at 1.20pm around 100metres from Happy Valley 
  • Witnesses reported two swimmers in the water next to the plan wreckage

A plane has crashed into the ocean off the coast of Fraser Island in Queensland.

The aircraft fell into the water around 100metres out to sea from the township of Happy Valley at 1.20pm on Wednesday.

 A plane has crashed into the ocean off the coast of Fraser Island (pictured) in Queensland

Queensland Ambulance's Twitter post after the Fraser Island plane crash, where two men have swum to shore following the incident

Queensland Ambulance’s Twitter post after the Fraser Island plane crash, where two men have swum to shore following the incident

Witnesses on the scene reported two men seen swimming next to the plane wreck in the water.

The men swam to the shore form the wreckage, and are being treated by paramedics.

A Queensland police spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia that the aircraft is a training plane, and no serious injuries have been reported. 

Police and rescue personnel are on the scene.

More to come. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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