SA Police Locate Missing Plane, Rescue Men Onboard

06/01/2016 11:01 AM AEDT | Updated January 6, 2016 11:12
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OODNADATTA, AUSTRALIA - MAY 07: An aerial view of Lake Eyre during the Great Australian Cattle Drive preview on May 7, 2009 in Oodnadatta, Australia. The Great Australian Cattle Drive will take place in 2010 and offers the general public the chance to experience an Australian adventure. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Two men who disappeared in a light aircraft in remote South Australia have been found alive and well.

The aircraft was reported missing over the north of the state in the Lake Eyre region on Tuesday night.

The Tecnam Eaglet reportedly left the airstrip at Marree, 670 kilometres north of Adelaide, about 5:30pm for a two-hour scenic flight.

It was expected to land in the evening back at Marree but failed to arrive.

On Wednesday morning, SA Police tweeted that the plane had been found.

At least seven planes had been expected to take part in a large-scale search for the aircraft.

The good result comes just months after a light plane crash in Victoria that killed a 19-year-old university student who was on a solo training flight.

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