US: Military plane crashes in Mississippi; at least 5 dead

Written by July 11, 2017 10:48

New Delhi: A military transport plane crashed in Mississippi’s Delta region, killing at least five people aboard. Leflore (le-FLOR’) County Sheriff Ricky Banks said that a C-130 military transport crashed north of Jackson yesterday.

At least five of the nine people supposed to be aboard have been confirmed dead. He said a helicopter was searching for others around the crash site. Officials did not have information on what caused the crash or where the flight originated.