UPDATE: Two dead after military C130 cargo plane crashes in Savannah, Georgia
Updated: 12:17 p.m. May 2, 2018
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- Chatham County Deputy Coroner Tiffany Williams says police tell her two people have been killed in the crash of a military cargo plane near an airport in Savannah, Georgia.
Williams said she didn't have any other details on the deaths Wednesday.
The Air Force says the plane was an Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane belonged to the 156th Air Wing out of Puerto Rico. The 165th Air Wing out of Savannah was responding to the crash.
Posted: 11:25 a.m. May 2, 2018
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Air Force says an Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane has crashed near an airport in Savannah, Georgia.
In a tweet, the Chatham County Emergency Management Agency says the plane crashed Wednesday at the intersection of two roads.
The Savannah Morning News reports the plane was from the Air National Guard 165th Airlift Wing. It crashed around 11:30 a.m.
There was no immediate word of injuries.
A photo tweeted by the Savannah Professional Firefighters Association shows the tail end of a plane and a field of flames and black smoke along the side of a road as an ambulance stands nearby.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.