Five-year-old girl struggles for life after plane crash

A FIVE-year-old girl was fighting for her life in a Melbourne hospital on Monday following a plane crash which killed her father at the weekend.

Long time SES volunteer Peter Doutch and his daughter Emily were on a joy flight at Tyabb, near Frankston, when their light plane crashed into a home late Sunday.

Mr Doutch died at the scene while Emily, who according to the Herald remained in a critical condition, was rushed to hospital.

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MAD KEEN: The shirt says it all for local anglers Damian Kennedy and Luke Kerin, who weighed in 6kg threadfin salmon at last year's VMR Family Fishing Competition.

Hundreds of entrants are expected to vie for over $30,000 in prizes.

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