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Military aircraft crashes shortly after take-off in Georgia

Posted: 10:26 AM, May 02, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-02 12:26:15-04

The Air Force says a National Guard cargo plane 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 C-130 plane was reportedly from the Air National Guard 165th Airlift Wing. It crashed around 11:30 a.m. local time.
  
The aircraft crashed crash near the Savannah Hilton Head International Airport shortly after take-off. 

Witnesses nearby said the ground shook like a bomb went off.

No word on injuries, survivors, or the cause of the crash at this time.  

Flights in and out of the airport are also being impacted at this time.