Pilot airlifted after paddock crash at Quilpie

Pilot injured in Quilpie plane crash

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The man, assisting with cattle work, suffered serious injuries.

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A MALE pilot assisting with cattle work on a Quilpie property had to be airlifted to Brisbane with serious injuries yesterday after crashing his light airplane.

Police and emergency services responded to a report of an aircraft incident on a private property at Humeburn Road in Quilpie.

At around 3:30pm, the light airplane crashed into a paddock.

The 47-year-old male pilot was subsequently airlifted from Charleville Hospital to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane in a critical condition.

Investigations are continuing.

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