A man has died following a light plane crash at a farm near Bourke.
About 7.50am on Saturday, February 10 2024, emergency services were called to the farm, following reports a plane had crashed.
Officers attached to Central North Police District arrived to find a crop-dusting aircraft had crashed into a field.
The pilot and sole occupant of the aircraft, a 47-year-old man, was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics but died at the scene.
A crime scene was established and is being forensically examined.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has been notified and commenced an investigation into the circumstance surrounding the crash.
A report will be prepared for the information of the coroner.
As inquiries into the incident continue, police urge anyone who witnessed the crash, or has any information, to contact Bourke Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.