The NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) is investigating reports of a large air tanker which crashed in the state’s south.

In a statement, it said that “contact had been lost with a Large Air Tanker which was working in the Snowy Monaro area”.

“Local ground crews indicate the aircraft may have crashed,” the statement said.

“A number of helicopters are in the area carrying out a search.”

More to come…

– ABC