Whitsundays seaplane crash: Six passengers swim to safety off the coast of Hamilton Island

Six people are trapped in a Seaplane when it crashes into the Whitsundays.

  • A seaplane crashes off Hamilton Island, Whitsundays
  • Six passengers board the ship manage to swim to shore and free themselves. 

Six passengers were forced to escape the aircraft after a seaplane crashed in Whitsundays.

Just before noon on Wednesday, the plane plunged into the waters near Hamilton Island.

Six people were on board and managed to get out of the plane and swim to shore.

Paramedics from Queensland assessed the passengers on-scene.

The crash resulted in no serious injuries. 

There are more to come. 

A seaplane crashed off the Whitsundays Coast with six people on board. The passengers managed to swim to shore and free themselves.

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