2012 May: Hallston (Vic) Crop Dusting Crash

Pilot killed in crop duster crash


A pilot has been killed in a plane crash in Gippsland in Victoria’s east.

The crop dusting plane crashed at Hallston, north east of Leongatha, just before 9:00am (AEST).

The aircraft burst into flames on impact.

Police say the pilot has not been identified. They say the make and model of the plane have not been identified either because of the fire damage.

A team from the Australian Transport Safety Board will go to the scene to investigate the case of the crash.