Pair survive Rainbow Beach light plane crash

Print Page By: Francis Tapim
Updated: 10:25:21 AM, Mon 18 March 2013 Australia/Brisbane
Air safety officials will travel to Rainbow Beach, near Gympie in south-east Queensland, today to investigate a light plane crash.

Two men were injured, one seriously, when the plane ditched after take-off from Rainbow Beach airport at midday (AEST) yesterday.

The 74-year-old pilot suffered head and leg injuries and was flown by helicopter to Nambour Hospital.

The passenger had minor injuries.

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