The wreckage of a light plane that crashed at Caloundra Aerodrome.
The wreckage of a light plane that crashed at Caloundra Aerodrome. Courtesy RACQ LifeFlight Rescue

Coast plane crash under investigation

A PLANE crash that left four people injured with two in a serious condition on Saturday is being investigated by a peak transport body.

Ben Berg, 49, was piloting the Sling 4 plane which hit the ground and flipped near the end of a Caloundra Aerodrome runway about 11.45am.

He remains in a serious but stable condition at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital.

The male passenger, whose condition was described as serious, was treated at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital and two women suffered minor injuries.

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau is investigating the incident and will be interviewing all people who on board the plane.

Witnesses or anyone with video recordings and photographs that might help in the investigation are urged to contact the ATSB on 1800 020 616 or via email ATSBinfo@atsb.gov.au.

ATSB advised a preliminary report would be released within 30 days.


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