The body of a pilot who yesterday failed to arrive at Mangalore Airport, near Seymour, has been found in Victoria's northeast this morning.
UPDATE, 3.33pm: It has been confirmed the man killed in a plane crash was from Euroa.
For more, see tomorrow's Shepparton News.
10.09am: The body of a pilot has been found in the wreckage of a light plane that went missing on its way from NSW to Mangalore Airport near Seymour.
Australian Maritime Safety Authority spokesman Sam Cardwell said a search helicopter located the wreckage of the plane about 20km west of Mt Hotham in Victoria's northeast about 8.40am.
A rescuer on the helicopter was lowered down to the wreckage where they confirmed the pilot, the sole person on board the plane, had died.
He said the plane was found in extremely rugged countryside.
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