Mississippi crash: Sixteen dead in Marines Corps plane incident

As a minimum sixteen humans have died after a us army aircraft crashed within the southern state of mississippi at around 16:00 nearby time (21:00 gmt) on monday.
The crash came about in leflore county, approximately 100 miles (160km) north of jackson, the kingdom capital.

All sixteen victims were on the marine corps plane and there were no survivors, leflore county emergency control director fred randle stated.
Mississippi governor phil bryant stated the incident turned into a "tragedy".
"our males and females in uniform risk themselves each day to secure our freedom," he stated.
Us president donald trump tweeted on tuesday morning: "marine plane crash in mississippi is heartbreaking. Melania and i ship our private condolences to all!"
No reliable info have been straight away available at the instances of the crash.
Mississippi outlet the clarion-ledger stated the plane got here down in a soybean subject on the sunflower-leflore county line, and left a 5-mile trail of debris. It stated the fbi turned into helping at the scene.
Local fire leader marcus banks informed the greenwood commonwealth that firefighters were pushed returned by several "excessive-intensity explosions", likely due to jet gasoline igniting. He stated 4,000 gallons of froth had been sprayed at the aircraft in a bid to subdue the fire.
Captain sarah burns, a spokeswoman for the marine corps, stated most effective that a us marines kc-one hundred thirty hercules delivery plane had "skilled a mishap".
"on behalf of the entire marine corps, i want to express my inner most condolences to the households of those killed within the aircraft mishap the day prior to this afternoon in mississippi," said marine corp commandant gen robert neller.
"our cognizance stays on notifying and supporting the households while we conduct an intensive investigation into the purpose of this tragedy


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