The crew of a Royal Australian Air Force Pilatus PC-9/A trainer ejected safely after the aircraft suffered suspected engine failure.
Following the incident at the RAAF base in East Sale, Victoria, all RAAF PC-9A flights have been suspended pending an investigation.
Emergency response personnel reached both downed crew members swiftly, the RAAF said. They were in a stable condition and were transferred to hospital.
In October 2009, an Irish Air Corps PC-9 was lost owing to a controlled flight into terrain event, killing the crew. A subsequent investigation identified no defects in the aircraft.