Suttontown plane crash: three fatalities confirmed

Wednesday, June 28: 6pm

Police have released details of the three victims killed in a light plane crash in the state’s south east.

The small plane crashed into a paddock at Suttontown just before 10.30am on Wednesday, June 28.

A 43-year-old woman and 16-year-old girl from Mount Gambier, both passengers on the plane, died on impact. 

The 78-year-old male pilot from Mount Barker was also killed.

Emergency services were still at the scene as of 5.30pm on Wednesday, June 28.

Drivers should continue to avoid Walker Road, which was closed to traffic between Hinton Road and Sunnybrae Road following the crash.

Wednesday, June 28: 12.30pm

SA Police have confirmed there were no survivors after a light plane crashed at Suttontown, in the state’s south east.

Police released a statement saying all aboard perished when the plane crashed into a paddock just south of Mount Gambier Airport on Wednesday, June 28.

The plane crashed near the intersection of Walker Road and Sunnybrae Road, Suttontown, just before 10.30am.

While emergency services rushed to the scene, there were no survivors.

SA Police's Major Crash and the Australian Transport Safety Bureau will attend to assist investigations into the crash.

Drivers should avoid Walker Road, which has been closed to traffic between Hinton Road and Sunnybrae Road.

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