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3 Americans killed after firefighting plane crashes in Australia

1 month ago   |   By WBALTV

Three American crew members have died in Australia after an air tanker crashed in the state of New South Wales, where fires continue to burn out of control.
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Tanker Plane Fighting Australia's Bushfires Crashes, Killing Crew Of 3

Tanker Plane Fighting Australia's Bushfires Crashes, Killing Crew Of 3

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The crash occurred south of the capital, Canberra, as Australia continues battling massive fires that have scorched a Pennsylvania-sized section of the country. (Image credit: Dan Himbrechts/Dan Himbrechts/AAP Image via Reuters)
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Canadian waterbomber plane crashes while fighting Australia bushfires, 3 dead

Canadian waterbomber plane crashes while fighting Australia bushfires, 3 dead

1 month ago   |   By National Post

SYDNEY - A Canadian-owned C-130 Hercules air tanker crashed while fighting bushfires in Australia's alpine region on Thursday, killing all three of its crew, authorities said.
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Three die after crash of Australian aircraft fighting bushfires

1 month ago   |   By National Post

SYDNEY - Three people have been killed after an air tanker crashed in a fireball on Thursday while fighting bushfires in Australia's alpine region, said Shane Fitzsimmons, the Rural Fire Services Commissioner for New South Wales state.
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3 killed when a large air tanker crashed in Australia while attempting to put out bushfires

3 killed when a large air tanker crashed in Australia while attempting to put out bushfires

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian confirmed in a press conference on Thursday that three crew members died after a large air tanker crashed in the Snowy Monaro region of New South Wales, Australia.
NSW RFS Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons confirmed in a press conference that all three people on board the aircraft were US residents.
A spokesperson for the Civil Aviation Safety Authority told Business Insider that the aircraft was a C-130 Hercules operated by Coulson Aviation. The cause of the crash is still unclear.
Australia is currently battling its worst bushfire season on record...
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