AN ex-military jet has plunged into the water after two aircrafts collided mid-air in Australia.
It is understood two people were on board the civilian-piloted aircraft when it crashed into Melbourne’s Port Phillip Bay.
Emergency services were called to The Esplanade about 1.45pm local time on Sunday, local media reports.
A large-scale search has found what appears to be the wreckage of a light aircraft, but the pilot and a passenger remain missing.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said the mid-air collision involved two light aircraft, approximately 7.4 miles west of Mornington.
“At 1:42pm, Air Traffic Services advised the Australian Maritime Safety Authority of a mid-air collision two Viper S-211 Marchetti light aircraft, Victoria,” a AMSA spokeswoman said.
“Search assets have located a wreckage in the area. AMSA will continue…
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