KIMUSI, Papua New Guinea, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- At least three people were killed when a Tropicair airplane crashed into a river in Papua New Guinea, authorities said.
The single-engine Cessna Caravan was flying from Kimusi to Purari Monday when it crashed, the Australian Broadcasting Corp. reported.
Ten people were on board the flight and the survivors were taken to a nearby health clinic.
The victims included two Papua New Guinean nationals and one 38-year-old Australian man.
Rescuers were attempting to retrieve the victims' bodies from the wreckage Tuesday, the ABC said.
The cause of the crash had not been reported.