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2 Dead after mid-air collision in Sydney

Two women died when plane crashed into a backyard after a mid air collison
By staff writers and wires
December 18, 2008 03:37pm

Two planes caught colliding near Bankstown on the aircraft tracking website WebTrak.
Planes collide mid-air as one tries to land
One crashes into backyard, two dead

TWO women, believed to be in their 20s, were killed when a light plane crashed into a house after a mid-air collision with another plane today.

The pilot and her passenger died when their Cessna hit the rear of a two-storey house in Sydney's southwest about 11.30am.

It is believed one of the dead women was a 23-year-old from India who was studying in Sydney.

Assistant Police Commissioner Frank Menilli said the rear of the house was a mess, and the back patio had been destroyed.

But the mother who lived at the home with her newborn baby escaped the tragedy, bec

Added: Dec-18-2008 Occurred On: Dec-18-2008
By: bellava
Tags: 2, Dead, after, mid-air, collision, in, Sydney
Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (load item map)
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