New video from a security camera shows a military plane crashing in Savannah near the international airport. The video shows two different angles of C-130 cargo plane nose-diving into the ground, followed by a large explosion. Nine people were aboard the military plane that crashed near the Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport on Wednesday, Puerto Rican officials told The Associated Press.
All nine people were confirmed d**d according to 165 Airlift Wing Vice Wing Commander Col. Pete Boone. The Savannah Air National Guard Base confirmed with TEGNA stations that a U.S. C-130 “Hercules” cargo plane from Puerto Rico Air National Guard crashed at about 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday near the Savannah Hilton Head International Airport with 5 people on board. The crash occurred at the intersection of Highway 21 at Crossgate Road. Roads are shut down in the area and officials are asking people to avoid the area.