They came to Australia to help fight the bushfires that have gripped the nation for months.
Now three United States citizens won’t be returning home.
They’ve been killed in a Large Air Tanker crash in the New South Wales Snowy Mountains.
The plane came down while waterbombing a large blaze.
There are no survivors.
All Large Air Tankers have now been grounded as a mark of respect.
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In This Story: Australia
Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world’s sixth-largest country by total area.