Fatal aviation incident, Campaspe

A 74-year-old man has died in a light plane crash in Capaspe this afternoon.

Police and emergency services were notified just after 12.30pm that a plane had not reached its destination in Bowen, North Queensland.

Preliminary inquiries indicate the plane crashed approximately 90 kilometres south of Charters Towers, near Doyles Dam.

The man, who was the sole occupant on the plane, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Forensic Crash Unit are currently assisting other agencies including the Australian Transport Safety Bureau with the investigation.

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