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Light Plane Crashes in Australia, 5 Killed

August 18, 1986|Associated Press

SYDNEY, Australia — A light plane crashed into a factory roof after takeoff Sunday, killing five of the six people on board, police said.

The survivor was reported in critical condition.

Police said the engine of the Piper Cherokee single-propeller craft failed shortly after takeoff from Sydney's suburban Chipping Norton airfield.

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