2011 January: Hawkins Creek (Qld) Crop Duster Accident

Plane crash kills one in Queensland

A small plane has crashed in north Queensland killing one person and possibly another.

It happened on a sugar-cane farm in Hawkins Creek west of Ingham this morning.

It’s believed the plane had been crop dusting at the time of the accident.

Police have confirmed that a 30-year-old man’s died and believe a second person may have been onboard.