Sydney to Hobart plane crash: Debris found

UPDATE: Police searching for a missing plane off Tasmania's rugged south-east coast say they have found some items from the aircraft.

A 2008 Cessna 172 with two men on board crashed into the sea near Tasman Island, about 300 metres away from a yacht competing in the Sydney to Hobart race on Monday evening.

The crew of a yacht competing in the Sydney to Hobart race witnessed the crash which occurred about 6:30pm (AEDT).

On board the aircraft was pilot Sam Langford, 29, and a 61-year-old photographer who was filming the race.

Police said the plane sank within 30 seconds and no-one was seen evacuating.

More on this at ABC News



Qld opens border to parts of NSW

Qld opens border to parts of NSW

Queensland throws open borders to parts of NSW

REVEALED: When next stage of highway opens

Premium Content REVEALED: When next stage of highway opens

MOTORISTS are set to enjoy nine more kilometres of dual carriageway as the Pacific...

Daily Catch-up: September 22, 2020

Premium Content Daily Catch-up: September 22, 2020

Find today's local fuel, weather, funeral, and other notices in one place!