DAD, SON LOST IN CRASH

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - NEWS -

FATHER and son Jef­frey and Matty Hills have been found dead in­side a light plane that crashed in north­ern NSW.

Matty, 25 was an ad­ven­tur­ous lover of sky­div­ing, wake board­ing and mo­tor­bike rid­ing, while his 59-year-old dad was a prom­i­nent Gold Coast busi­ness­man who was on the board of Em­manuel Col­lege.

Yes­ter­day morn­ing, res­cue crews lo­cated the scat­tered wreck­age of the pro­peller­driven Mooney M20 fourseater plane, which crashed about 27km west of Coffs Har­bour on Fri­day while fly­ing from Mur­willum­bah to Ta­ree.

Po­lice and emer­gency per­son­nel had to trek through rugged bush to reach the scene with rain and low cloud pre­vent­ing he­li­copter ac­cess.

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