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Essendon crash: Five killed as plane plunges into shopping centre near Melbourne's Essendon Airport - ABC Online

Five people have died as a result of Victoria's worst civil aviation accident in 30 years, after a plane crashed into a shopping centre near Melbourne's Essendon Airport. Key points: A charter plane crashed into the back of shops, killing all five ...and more »

Essendon crash: Locals say plane smashing into shopping centre 'a tragic mess' - ABC Online

Just the other day, Robert Fisicaro, who works inside Essendon's DFO shopping centre, was talking to a friend from the airport. An idle chat. "There's gonna be an accident here," his mate said. The conversation is eerie now, as a black hole gapes in ...and more »

Essendon plane crash: Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews defends airport's safety record - ABC Online

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says people should "not lose perspective" on the safety of Essendon Airport following yesterday's deadly plane crash, but changes will be made if they are needed. The plane suffered an engine failure just after take-off ...and more »

Essendon air crash: what will the investigators be looking for? - ABC Online

Just before 9:00am on Tuesday, a twin-engined Beechcraft B200 Super King Air turbo-prop aircraft took off from runway 17 at Essendon Airport outside Melbourne in Victoria. Shortly after take-off, the pilot declared an emergency and reported an engine ...and more »

Essendon plane crash: DFO to reopen on Monday, creates public memorial for five killed - ABC Online

A public memorial has been set up at a Melbourne shopping centre where a plane crashed on Tuesday, killing five people. A local pilot and four American tourists were killed when the small charter plane suffered catastrophic engine failure and crashed ...and more »

At least 5 people feared dead as plane crashes into major Melbourne retail centre - Business Insider

A charter flight with five people on board has crashed into a major retail centre on Melbourne's outskirts. Witnesses say they say the plane come in fast and low before a fireball rose into the sky. Eyewitness Matthew Coulburn told ABC radio an ...and more »

5 killed, including 4 Americans, in Australian charter plane crash - ABC News

Four Americans were among five killed when a plane crashed into a shopping center shortly after takeoff near Melbourne, Australia, authorities said. Interested in Australia? Add Australia as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Australia news ...and more »

Five dead after Victoria's 'worst civil aviation accident in 30 years' - SBS - The World Game

Victoria Police have confirmed catastrophic engine failure just after take-off was behind a fatal plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre this morning, as authorities confirm four out of the five victims were from the US. Updated Updated 21 February ...and more »

Essendon plane crash charter company involved in near miss in 2015 - ABC Online

Authorities probing the cause of yesterday's fatal air crash at a shopping centre near Melbourne's Essendon Airport have been investigating a near miss involving the same charter company, it has been revealed. Key points: Pilot investigated after his ...and more »

Experienced pilot in Melbourne plane crash under investigation for previous incident -

THE pilot in yesterday's tragic crash in Melbourne, who's been hailed as a “champion bloke”, was under investigation over a “near collision” in 2015. Liz Burke, Kim Stephens and Victoria Craw. 22, 20171:34pm. Video; Image. TEN ...and more »