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4 Texans Dead After Plane Crashes Into Australia Mall

A pilot and four U.S. tourists are dead after a light plane crashed into the roof of a shopping mall in Melbourne, Australia.

A pilot and four U.S. tourists are dead after a light plane crashed into the roof of a shopping mall in Melbourne, Australia. The aircraft suffered an engine failure and crashed into a mall at the end of the runway at Essendon Airport, located outside of Melbourne. The crash happened at around 9 a.m., right before the mall was about to open. The plane was heading toward King Island in Bass Strait, where at least two of the passengers reportedly planned to play golf.

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