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Airplane with at least one person on board crashes in paddock north of Melbourne

Several people feared death after two planes crashed near flying school that closed off part of the Hume Highway

  • Emergency services on site, where two planes crashed north of Melbourne
  • Two people were aboard each aircraft, their circumstances are currently unknown
  • Scene is not far from the airport of Mangalore, where flying school is located
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Emergency services are at the scene of a two-plane crash north of Melbourne, where several people are feared of dying.

The two planes, each carrying two people on board, crashed in a paddock near Seymour on Wednesday before 11:30 am.

“The exact circumstances surrounding the incident have yet to be confirmed and more information will be provided as soon as it becomes available,” said a Victoria Police statement.

An air ambulance has been sent.

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash with two planes (photo) north of Melbourne

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash with two planes (photo) north of Melbourne

A police spokesperson and Ambulance Victoria spokeswoman told Daily Mail Australia that no further details are available.

The scene is not far from an airport in Mangalore, where there is also flight training.

Photos of the scene show a light aircraft with its nose and tail separated from the body of the mutilated aircraft.

More to come.

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