Cessna crash to be probed

SAFETY investigators will examine a plane landing mishap involving an Albury pilot and his daughter at the weekend.

The man and his daughter, 14, were unharmed after the Cessna 182 crash-ed south of Melbourne about 7am on Saturday.

The plane was landing at Tyabb airport on the Mornington Peninsula when it ran off the tarmac and into grass before flipping onto its roof.

Hastings police Sgt Scott Walters said there had been a lot of heavy rain over the weekend that may have contributed to the crash landing.

“During the landing the front wheel has dug in, flipping the plane onto its roof,” he said.

“The man had a small cut to his head, but apart from that they were lucky to be unharmed.”

A spokeswoman from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau confirmed the crash would be investigated.

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