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Light plane crashes near Melbourne in Australia

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 07:22

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A small plane crashed into a shopping centre near Essendon Airport outside Melbourne on Tuesday, Australian police said. "At this stage we do not have information regarding possible casualties," Victoria state police said on their official Twitter account.

[SYDNEY] A small plane crashed into a shopping centre near Essendon Airport outside Melbourne on Tuesday, Australian police said. "At this stage we do not have information regarding possible casualties," Victoria state police said on their official Twitter account.

Sky Television said the aircraft was a five-seater and showed burning wreckage at the shopping centre, and fire crews hosing down debris. Essendon Airport is a small airfield mainly used by light planes.

REUTERS

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