2017 January: Crop Duster Crash – Mareeba (Queensland)

Pilot escapes unharmed after crop duster crashes into field near Mareeba

A MAN has escaped unharmed after his crop duster crashed into a field on the Atherton Tableland this morning.

Emergency services were called to the light plane crash near Mareeba about 7am.

The 25-year-old pilot is believed to have only sustained a minor finger injury.

He declined to be taken to hospital.

The plane is understood to have been significantly damaged.