AN aircraft distress call was heard near Alpha at 5.45pm yesterday leaving police calling on the public for more information.
It is believed the distress call may have been made from within an area encompassing Quilpie, Alpha, Winton and Hughenden.
A Rockhampton Police spokesperson said the distress call was reported from a pilot flying over the town of Alpha. He said there have been no reports of planes missing or overdue in the region.
Anyone that may have information relating to an overdue aircraft in the area, including recreational aircraft such as ultralights, are being urged to contact Rockhampton Police on 4932 3500 as soon as possible.