A search is underway for a water tanker plane which is feared to have crashed while fighting fires in southern NSW.
The NSW Rural Fire Service says local ground crews believe the plane may have gone down in the Snowy Monaro region.
“A number of helicopters are in the area carrying out a search,” the RFS said in a statement on Thursday afternoon.
A number of helicopters are in the area carrying out a search.
The NSW Rural Fire Service is investigating reports of a serious incident involving an aircraft in southern NSW this afternoon.
Contact was lost with a Large Air Tanker which was working in the Snowy Monaro area. #nswrfs #nswfires pic.twitter.com/i6u1mlZsZ0
— NSW RFS (@NSWRFS) January 23, 2020