2005 January: St George (Qld) Crop Duster Accident

Man dies in crop duster crash

A man died when the crop duster he was flying crashed on a remote property in western Queensland.

A police spokesman said the man was found dead by police in the cockpit of the aircraft after it went down at 9pm yesterday on a property south of St George, near the NSW border.

The spokesman said Australian Transport Safety Bureau officials were due to arrive on the scene to start investigations today.

No further details were available about the deceased man, the spokesman said.