Fatal crash earlier this week was Australian plane’s second

Mick Tsikas/AAP Images via AP NSW police and salvage personnel work to recover the wreckage of a seaplane that crashed into the Hawkesbury River, north of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Thursday.

CANBERRA, Australia — A seaplane that crashed north of Sydney this week, killing the Canadian pilot and his five British passengers, had another fatal crash more than 20 years ago, an investigator said Thursday.