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Plane crashes in Port Wentworth
Officials say plan was C130 with Air National Guard 165th Airlift Wing
Plane crash
Photo courtesy of IAFF Local 574 The scene of a plane crash late Wednesday morning in Chatham County. - photo by Photo provided.

Chatham County emergency officials are responding to an airplane crash near Highway 21 and Crossgate Road that occurred late Wednesday morning.

The US Air Force confirmed that WC-130 that crashed in Georgia is from the 156th Airlift Wing in Puerto Rico. The 165th Airlift Wing of the Georgia Air National Guard is responding to the incident. The area is closed to traffic and motorists are advised to seek an alternate route.

A spokesperson for the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport said the crash occurred off-site and is not impacting airport operations at this time. They advise contacting your airline for further details

Footage of Plane Wreckage 2018-05-03

Plane crash at Port Wentworth
By: By Lawrence Dorsey

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