In Australia, six people were killed in a plane crash

© Flickr / Rusty StewartПолиция Australia. Archival photoIn Australia, six people were killed in a plane crash© Flickr / Rusty Stewart

The plane crashed in the South-East of Australia, six people were killed, according to ABC television and radio, citing the police of the state of New South Wales.

According to the Australian Bureau of transport security, single-engine aircraft DHC-2 Beaver Seaplanes airlines Sydney fell into the Hawkesbury river approximately 15.15 (7.15 GMT) Sunday. The aircraft was headed to Sydney, on Board were five passengers and the pilot.

Rescuers are on the scene and an oil slick has been sighted on the surface of the water where a seaplane crashed into the Hawkesbury River (Pic: @9NewsAUS)

— ABC News (@abcnews) December 31, 2017.

As reported in the rescue service, on the spot found the bodies of three people and the wreckage of the plane. The investigation of causes of accident the experts of the Bureau of transportation safety.