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Second body recovered from South Coast plane crash

The body of a man who died in a plane crash seven days ago has been recovered from wreckage on the NSW south coast. 

An ultralight plane with Graham White and his friend, Ralph Buchanan, on board crashed into the ocean off Barlings Beach, south of Batemans Bay, on July 6.

Mr White, 64, died after he was pulled from the ocean shortly after the crash.The Wagga Wagga man was an experienced pilot with 19,000 hours of flying experience as well as being a flying instructor at Moruya Aero Club.

For the past week police divers have been trying to recover the body of Mr Buchanan on board the plane.On Sunday afternoon, divers found the human remains inside the plane’s wreckage.

On Monday, police will try to recover the wreckage.