Plane Crash Near Bankstown Airport

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Plane Crash Near Bankstown Airport

In breaking news, there are reports that a plane has crashed in Sydney.

According to 7 News, the aircraft has crashed alongside Bankstown airport just after 11.20am today.

It is understood that the small plane has landed on a paddock near the airport, with bystanders calling emergency services.

Preliminary reports suggest that the pilot, a woman in her 50s, was the only person on board, and is being treated for lower back injuries.

According to an ambulance spokesperson, she managed to free herself from the plane.

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