Melbourne plane crash: One dead after light plane comes down in street near Moorabbin Airport

A screenshot taken from a supplied video showing a light plane on fire after crashing onto a street in Mordialloc.One person has been killed in a small plane crash in a residential street near Moorabbin Airport, in Melbourne’s south-east.

Police said the plane crashed into Scarlet Street, Mordialloc, just after 5:00pm.

It took out power lines and caught fire.

The sole male occupant of the plane was found deceased inside the aircraft. They have yet to be formally identified, police said.

The cause of the crash, and the type of plane involved, is not yet known.

Grant, who lives nearby, told ABC Radio Melbourne that at first he thought it was a car accident.

The aircraft is on the street, its badly burnt in the fuselage behind the engine and the cockpit,” he said.

via Melbourne plane crash: One dead after light plane comes down in street near Moorabbin Airport – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)