9 killed as military plane crashes

9 killed as military plane crashes

Georgia (Web Desk): An aging cargo plane on Wednesday, making its final military flight nosedived into a Georgia highway killing all nine people on board, international media reported.

According to details, the Puerto Rico Air National Guard WC-130 was flying from Savannah, Georgia, to Tucson, Arizona, where it was to be decommissioned. The plane involved in Wednesday's crash was at least 50 years old, according to an official familiar with the aircraft.

"Nine crew members died in the accident, but until their families and relatives are notified, we cannot give their names," said Brigadier General Isabelo Rivera, the assistant general of Puerto Rico. All were from Puerto Rico, officials said.

The military is investigating the matter.

The story is originally published by ‘CNN’