Australia bushfires plane crash: Three crew members killed

A plane being used to water-bomb bushfires in Australia has crashed, killing three crew members.

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    A water-bombing aircraft has crashed while fighting bushfires in Australia, killing its three crew members.

    Air traffic controllers lost contact with the large air tanker while it was passing through a region in the eastern state of New South Wales.

    The aircraft had been contracted from an American company.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Sydney.


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