The Australian Maritime Safety Authority is reporting that there were no survivors in a plane crash which has been the subject of an extensive search over the past two days.
The search for the missing aircraft in south-east Queensland has been suspended following the confirmed sighting of the wreckage this afternoon.
An AGL Action rescue helicopter sighted the red biplane north of Borumba Dam before 2pm.
The search team has confirmed there are no survivors.
The red vintage bi-plane disappeared on its way to Caboolture (north of Brisbane) from the Monto Air Show on Monday afternoon. Shortly after departure the pilot reported he was in trouble in bad weather. There were six passengers on board, 68-year-old pilot Desmond Porter and his 61-year-old wife Cath Porter, 63-year-old John Dawson and his 63-year-old wife Carol Dawson who are all from Tingalpa in Brisbane’s east , and 75-year-old Les D’evlin and his 61-year-old wife Janice D’evlin from Manly West also in the city’s eastern suburbs.
Queensland Police are on the scene and continuing further investigations.