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.
Military c130 down at 21 and Gulfstream Rd. Avoid the area. 21 shut down until further notice. pic.twitter.com/6hUqwmkNUu
— IAFF574 Savannah (@IAFF574) May 2, 2018
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.