Military Plane Crash In Georgia Leaves Five Dead [VIDEO]

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Ryan Pickrell China/Asia Pacific Reporter
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Five people died Wednesday when a Puerto Rico Air National Guard C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft crashed near Savannah, Ga., the Georgia Air National Guard told The Associated Press.

Emergency crews are responding to the incident, which occurred at the intersection of Crossgate Road and Highway 21, Chatham County Emergency Management and the Savannah Fire Department revealed. The plane was from the Air National Guard 165th Air Wing in Puerto Rico and was on a training mission when it went down around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.


There were five people onboard the transport aircraft at the time of the accident, according to the National Guard.

Updated: The death toll has risen to nine, and footage of the crash has become available. The new information can be found here: Surveillance Footage Shows Military Aircraft Nosedive Into The Earth In Georgia, Killing Nine [VIDEO]

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