Stricken plane lands safely at Toowoomba airport

UPDATE: A TWIN engine Cessna aircraft has landed safely at the Toowoomba Airport after losing power to one of its engines.

Two fire crew monitored the plane as it taxied on a runway.

Emergency services standby as a Cessna 310 makes an emergency landing
Emergency services standby as a Cessna 310 makes an emergency landing Dave Noonan

EARLIER: Emergency services are being scrambled to Toowoomba airport after a plane reported losing power to one of its engines.

Emergency services were notified of the potential emergency shortly after 12.30pm.

The plane is carrying two passengers and is coming from Tenterfield in New South Wales.

The pilot of the twin engine Cessna has been forced to shut down one of the planes engines.

Emergency services are currently staging at the Toowoomba airport awaiting the planes arrival.

The plane is expected to arrive about 12.56pm.

More to follow . . .

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