Plane Carrying Passengers and a 14-Year-Old Girl Crashes off Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef

CAIRNS, Australia – A light aircraft carrying nine adult passengers and a 14-year-old girl crashed off an island in the Great Barrier Reef. The plane overshot the only runway at Lizard Island, about 240km North of Cairns, colliding with trees and flipping at about 7:20 am on Monday. Two of the nine passengers received minor … Read more

Survivors Treated After Light Aircraft Crashes on Remote Great Barrier Reef Island

Cairns, Queensland – Two people are currently receiving treatment at Cairns Base Hospital for minor injuries following a light aircraft crash on a remote island in the Great Barrier Reef. Queensland Ambulance Service Acting Assistant Commissioner Brina Keating reported that the incident occurred around 7:30 am when a plane taking off from Lizard Island’s runway … Read more

Passenger Plane Flips and Crashes at Ultra-Exclusive Great Barrier Reef Resort – 4 Injured

CAIRNS, Australia – A light plane carrying 10 people, including an infant, overshot the runway on Lizard Island in the far north Great Barrier Reef, leaving four passengers injured when the aircraft flipped and crashed while attempting to land at an ultra-exclusive resort. Lizard Island is situated about 1600 kilometers northwest of Brisbane. Two rescue … Read more