08 April 2020,   03:52
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Three Americans killed in plane crash while fighting Australia"s wildfires

A plane helping battle wildfires in Australia crashed in New South Wales state Thursday, killing three American firefighters.

The C-130 Hercules firefighting aircraft, which officials said was from Coulson Aviation - a private American company contracted by the Rural Fire Service, crashed in the Snowy Monaro area.

The Rural Fire Service lost contact with the air tanker around 1:30 p.m.

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