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Plane Crash Batchelor

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Two people have been injured in a light plane crash just outside of Batchelor yesterday afternoon.

The pilot and his passenger, both in their 50s, ran into engine trouble during a flight from Crab Claw Island Resort to Batchelor.

The aircraft overturned on boggy ground after attempting an emergency landing.

 The pair were airlifted by CareFlight to hospital with minor injuries.

Photo: CareFlight