A man has died in a fatal light aircraft crash at Jacobs Well this morning.
Initial investigations suggest around 9:30am, the plane has lost power and clipped an overhead cable, before it crashed into trees and caught fire at Heck Field airfield off Stapylton Jacobs Well Road.
The 64-year-old pilot from Helensvale was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Emergency services were able to rescue a 60-year-old man who was taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital with significant burns in a serious condition.
Forensic Crash Unit investigations are continuing with assistance from Recreational Aviation Australia.