Channel 9 reports suggest that a small Aircraft crashed into the DFO shopping center building near the Essendon Airport, report also suggest that there were five people on board. The DFO shopping center was closed at the time of crashed. The ambulances and Melbourne fire brigade are at the scene. The traffic has been diverted on road around the Essendon Airport. So far Tullamarice and Calder freeway still running and traffic has not been blocked.
It’s understood the five-person Beechcraft aircraft was a charter plane heading to King Island.
Police, firefighters and paramedics have arrived at the Essendon airfield after the plane crashed about 9am on Tuesday.
“There is constant explosions going off, there is black smoke billowing into the sky,” one caller told 3AW on Tuesday.
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