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Plane crashes into trees

Plane crashes into trees

Man in serious condition after Gippsland plane crash

Two people have survived a plane crash at Hunterston, near Yarram, this afternoon.

The light plane come down into trees at around 3pm while trying to land in a paddock after experiencing engine trouble.

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74 year old Ken Bathurst was flown to the Alfred Hospital with serious injuries, mainly to his chest and back.

His grandson, 17 year old Andrew Ottrey, was flying the plane.

He was taken to Latrobe Regional Hospital with minor injuries including scratches and abrasions.

This story has been updated.

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