Two dead after plane crashes at Appin

Two people have died following a plane crash in Sydney’s south-west.

Shortly before 3pm today (Monday 26 December 2022), emergency services responded to reports of a scrub fire in bushland near the vicinity of Appin Road and Colliery Road, Appin.

Following an extensive search of the area crews located a light plane with two deceased persons.

They are yet to be formally identified.

Officers from Campbelltown Police Area Command have established a crime scene.

Police will work with Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) investigators as inquiries into the circumstance surrounding crash continue.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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