Six dead as seaplane crashes into Sydney river ahead of New Year celebrations

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – A seaplane crashed into a Sydney river on Sunday, killing six people on a “wine and dine” sightseeing flight ahead of the city’s New Year’s Eve celebrations at the harbour.

Police said they did not know the cause of the crash, nor the identities of the five passengers, but were speaking with several witnesses who were in boats on one of the waterways’ busiest days of the year. The pilot was the sixth victim.

Several Australian media reported that four of the victims were British nationals, although that was not immediately confirmed...


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Six dead as seaplane crashes into Sydney river ahead of New Year celebrations


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