Aerial Footage Shows Intense Northern Territory Bushfire

A fire ripped through bushland in Fly Creek, Northern Territory, on Saturday, July 21, requiring planes and helicopters to coordinate water drops to support ground crews battling the blaze.

In this video, taken by a fire control officer aboard one of the planes, the fire can be seen burning across a significant area of bushland.

Regions across the Northern Territory were issued 24-hour fire bans for the entirety of Sunday, July 22, due to dangerous fire conditions. Credit: Bushfires NT via Storyful