VIDEO: Wreckage of Airnorth EMB-120 that crashed yesterday

An Embraer EMB-120 turboprop came down in Darwin yesterday just after take-off from the Northern Australian city’s main airport during a routine training exercise.

According to local news report, the aircraft was seen banking sharply before crashing into trees and bushland near a golf course on the Royal Australian Air Force near Darwin Airport.

From the reports and the video, it appears as though the aircraft crashed on its belly. The impact, it seems, resulted in a fire that melted parts of the plane and burnt holes into its fuselage, with the tail the only part untouched.

This newspaper article also has a graphic showing where the tragic accident happened.

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