Breaking: Plane crashes into sea in Australia


A plane has crashed into the ocean at City Beach in Perth.

Police are on the scene following a report of a small plane that crashed into the water.

The incident took place at 3:30 p.m. local time, with emergency services also responding.

A plane has crashed on City Beach in Perth, and police confirm that a small plane has crashed into the ocean.

According to police, the incident took place at 3:30 p.m. local time in Perth, with emergency services responding

Many beachgoers witnessed the crash, who were outside enjoying the temperatures of 31 degrees in the west.

It has since been confirmed that the plane was a small plane, with the pilot and one passenger on board.

After reporting engine problems, both were forced to maneuver the plane into the ocean.

The pilot and passenger were able to get out of the plane and go to the coast, which was 20 meters away.

The first reaction to the incident included multiple ground police units, Water Police (vessel) and Police Air Wing.

City Beach is just 6 miles from Perth’s CBD.