In Australia, six people were killed in a plane crash
MOSCOW, 31 Dec — RIA Novosti. A single-engine plane DHC-2 Beaver fell into the Hawkesbury river in Australia, all six aboard people were killed, according to an Australian ABC radio and television, citing the police of the state of New South Wales.
According to the Australian Bureau of transport safety (Australian Transport Safety Bureau — ATSB), the airline company Sydney Seaplanes crashed around 15.15 (7.15 GMT) Sunday. The aircraft was headed to Sydney. As reported by the airline representative Aaron Shaw, on Board were five passengers and the pilot.
Rescuers are on the scene and an oil slick has been sighted on the surface of the water where a seaplane crashed into the Hawkesbury River https://t.co/oohlp1Pv8i (Pic: @9NewsAUS) pic.twitter.com/xk4iWtCPQF
— ABC News (@abcnews) December 31, 2017
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As reported in the rescue service, on the spot found the bodies of three people and the wreckage of the plane. Investigating the cause of the incident ATSB engaged experts.