Man dead, pilot critical after aircraft crash at Goorangoola, NSW

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A man is dead and a second is fighting for life following an aircraft crash in the Hunter Valley.

Emergency services were called to a property on Old Goorangoola Road, Goorangoola, about 35km northwest of Singleton, shortly after 1pm Sunday to reports a recreational light aircraft had crashed.

On their arrival, police located the body of a 40-year-old man, who was a passenger on the aircraft.

The 46-year-old pilot was treated at the scene by ambulance paramedics, before being airlifted to the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney in a critical condition.

Emergency service crews seen at the site of a plane crash at Goorangoola. Credit: FF Joanne Smith/Darlington Rural Fire Brigade
The aircraft crashed at a property on Old Goorangoola Road, Goorangoola, about 35km northwest of Singleton.
The aircraft crashed at a property on Old Goorangoola Road, Goorangoola, about 35km northwest of Singleton. Credit: Google Maps

NSW Police said there were no other passengers onboard.

“The Australian Sports Rotorcraft Association and Australian Transport Safety Bureau has been notified of the incident,” police said in a statement.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

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