C-130 military transport plane crashes near Georgia airport, FAA says


A C-130 Hercules military transport plane carrying five people crashed and burst into flames Wednesday just after taking off from a Georgia airport, officials said.

The status of the five people aboard the plane wasn’t immediately clear.

A National Guard cargo plane crashed shortly after taking off from a Georgia Airport, officials said. (IAFF574 Savannah).

The National Guard cargo plane bound for Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona went down around 11:30 a.m. near Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, Air Force officials confirmed to Fox News. The wreckage was seen at the intersection of Highway 21 and Crossgate Road, officials said.

The plane was from the Puerto Rico National Guard, the Georgia National Guard said.

 

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