Shopping center in flames after Melbourne plane crash kills five

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A charter plane flying from Melbourne to Australia’s King Island crashed into a shopping center near Essendon airport in Melbourne on Tuesday, killing all five people on board, including the pilot. The plane is suspected to have crashed due to engine failure, according to local police. No casualties on the ground were reported and the shopping center was not open to the public at the time of the accident.

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