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THE pilot and a passenger were killed in a light plane crash in Sutton yesterday (April 13) afternoon.
The Cessna 172 left Canberra Airport at about 1.30pm yesterday.
At about 4.30pm emergency services were called to a property on Tallagandra Lane, Sutton, after reports a light plane had crashed into a paddock.
The pilot, 31, and passenger, 18, died at the scene.
Officers from the Hume police district established a crime scene and have commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) have been notified.