Two dead after light aircraft crash near Orange, NSW

Emergency services remain at the scene of a fatal aircraft crash near Orange, NSW Police say.

Just after 12pm today (Wednesday 31 October 2018), emergency services were called to a paddock on Forest Road, Spring Hill, about 13km south east of Orange, after reports a recreational light aircraft had crashed.

Police attended and located the bodies of two people. They are yet to be formally identified.

There were no other passengers.

A fire at the scene was extinguished by firefighters.

Officers from Central West Police District have established coronial investigation scenes.

Police, with assistance from the Australian Sports Rotorcraft Association, will investigate the cause of the crash.

Australian Transport Safety Bureau has been notified of the incident.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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