Water bomber plane crashes in WA fighting bushfire at Fitzgerald River National Park

Water bomber plane crashes to the ground while fighting an out-of-control bush fire in WA

  • Water bomber crashes fighting bushfires in southern WA
  • Two people on board the plane able to get out of wreckage
  • Paramedics are treating the pair but the injuries are unknown  

A water bombing plane has crashed while fighting two raging bushfires in a southern region of Western Australia. 

The plane with a two people on board went down over the Fitzgerald River National Park on Monday and crashed in the forest between Ravensthorpe and Hopetoun.

Both people on board managed to free themselves from the wreck and have been taken by paramedics to be assessed by Ravensthorpe Health Service staff. 

The extent of injuries to the two people and whether they will need to be flown to Perth for treatment is unknown at this time. 


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