Police have located wreckage following a plane crash in Mount Martha on Sunday afternoon.
Water Police, Air Wing and Uniform officers have carried out extensive searches across Port Phillip Bay as part of a multi-agency operation.
Emergency services were called to reports two small planes collided over the bay about 1.45pm on Sunday 19 November.
One plane crashed into the water, the other safely landed at Essendon airport.
After searching water, a large part of the body of the plane was located off the shore of Mornington.
Police are working to remove the fuselage of the plane from the water, at which time it will be searched.
It is believed a 56-year-old Brunswick man and a 30-year-old Surrey Hills man were on board the plane at the time of the incident.
Investigators are working to establish the exact circumstances of the incident and investigations remain ongoing.
They believe the aircrafts would have been visible from Mount Martha between 1pm and 2pm on Sunday.
Police are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident, or anyone with vision of the planes.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, with footage, or information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or log onto www.crimestoppers.com.au.
Victoria Police News – Tuesday 21 November 2023