A report will be prepared for the Coroner following the death of a man in the state’s north, just near Walgett.
Just after 10am today (Saturday 5 November 2016), emergency services were called to a property on Cryon Road, Cryon, after reports a plane had crashed.
Upon arrival, officers attached to Castlereagh Local Area Command located a plane well alight, with Fire & Rescue NSW extinguishing the blaze.
A 46-year-old man, the single occupant of the plane, died at the scene.
Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) will commence an investigation in the circumstances surrounding the incident.