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Old 05-08-2018, 01:54 PM
Location: East of the Mississippi and South of Bluegrass
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'It just fell out of the sky': Frantic calls followed crash

C-130 cargo plane after it crashed near Savannah, Ga. Recordings of 911 calls made moments after the large military plane crashed in Georgia show rattled motorists describing the aircraft plunging nose-first into the blacktop of a highway. One caller tells an emergency operator: “It just fell out of the sky and it's on fire right now.” Nine airmen from the Puerto Rico National Guard died. (James Lavine via AP, File)

The aging plane had long been a part of Puerto Rico's Air National Guard fleet and had rescued and resupplied U.S. citizens after last year's hurricanes. It crashed during what was supposed to be its final flight.


Sad, very heartbreaking disaster.

RIP Airmen from the Puerto Rico National Guard and thank you for your service.
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