NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Marine Corps aircraft crashed right into a soybean subject in rural Mississippi, killing a minimum of sixteen individuals aboard.
The refueling plane spiraled into the sector and burst into flames Monday afternoon.
The extreme hearth was fed by jet gasoline and towering plumes of black smoke have been seen for miles.
President Donald Trump provided condolences to the households tweeting early Tuesday, “Marine Aircraft crash in Mississippi is heartbreaking. Melania and I ship our deepest condolences to all!”
The KC-one hundred thirty aircraft was from the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Level, North Carolina.
The reason for the crash is underneath investigation.
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