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Light plane crashes near runway at Essendon Airport



A light plane has crashed at Melbourne's Essendon Airport this afternoon.

Authorities say the Cessna 172 Skyhawk flipped onto its roof near runway 26 about 3.50pm.

An Essendon Fields spokesperson said the pilot of the aircraft was safe, with no other passengers on board. 

Emergency services are on scene providing assistance.

More to come. 

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