Six individuals were killed when a seaplane collided with a waterway in Australia on Sunday, police stated, with the reason for the mishap still under scrutiny.
The plane went down in the Hawkesbury River close to the suburb of Cowan exactly 50 kilometers north of Sydney.
Police said jumpers have recuperated each of the six bodies yet the characters of those on board have not yet been discharged.
There were unverified reports in Australian media that four of the travelers were British nationals.
The British Foreign Office was not able affirm the reports yet said it was in contact with Australian specialists.
Acting police Superintendent Michael Gorman told columnists the single-motor airplane was lying in 13 meters of water.
Witness Myles Baptiste disclosed to Channel Nine he saw the plane as it smashed.
“It influenced a tight right-hand to turn and as it really pivoted, the wings plunged and it crashed straight into the water,” he said.
A save helicopter spotted flotsam and jetsam and an oil spill after the crash. Nearby media announced that the flying machine was from grand flight organization Sydney Seaplanes.
Sydney Seaplanes is well known with famous people and late travelers have included Pippa Middleton, sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, and spouse James Matthews amid their wedding trip in Australia.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau said the airplane was a DHC-2 Beaver Seaplane on an arrival flight to Rose Bay in Sydney Harbor.
The mishap came hours before Sydney Harbor was set to be lit up in a dynamite firecrackers show to welcome in the new year.