More than three people were killed Thursday morning as a result of a plane crash in Australian state of New South Wales.
In a related context, the head of the state fire service said that the fire engulfed a Hercules C-130 plane in the annual area of Monroe, while fighting forest fires in the mountains in Australia.
For its part, the authorities in Australia revealed that they lost contact with all the large crew that was fighting forest fires in Australia.
In this regard, the Australian government added on the social networking platform "Twitter" that "the fire service in rural areas in the state of New South Wales is currently investigating reports of a serious accident related to a plane in the south of the state this afternoon."
For its part, the Australian government has warned of the dangers of fire in some areas, where temperatures are expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius above zero in the evening, Thursday, in New South Wales.
Currently, firefighting teams are combating raging fires in the area, with very high temperatures.
On the other hand, forest fires have renewed in the vicinity of the Australian capital, Canberra, near the city's airport, yesterday, Wednesday, prompting residents to leave the area.
For its part, the Australian government closed the roads and asked the residents to leave or stay away from the outskirts of the east of the capital, while pictures published on social media showed gray smoke billowing over the suburbs, while there were no reports of human injuries or material damage.