Savannah Military Plane Crash + 5 Other Latest Incidents Involving U.S. Military Aircrafts (Photos + Video)

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A military with nine aboard crashes in Georgia. The crash is the latest in a series of similar incidents involving U.S. military aircrafts.

Nexter.org made a list of the military crashes in Spring 2018.

Savannah military crash

Nine people died aboard a military cargo that was making its final flight Wednesday after the aircraft nosedived onto a Georgia highway.

The Puerto Rico Air National Guard WC-130 was flying from the coastal city of Savannah, Georgia, to Tucson, Arizona, where it was to be decommissioned.

The involved in Wednesday’s crash was at least 50 years old, according to an official familiar with the aircraft.

“Nine crew members died in the accident, but until their families and relatives are notified, we cannot give their names,” Brig. Gen. Isabelo Rivera said. “Our prayers, thoughts and condolences to the families and loved ones of our aviators.”

One witness said the made a “loud, strange noise” just before the crash. Another said the ground shook as if a bomb went off when it hit.

Kentucky helicopter crash

Two U.S. soldiers died in a helicopter crash during training at Fort Campbell, Kentucky on April 7. The solders, both from the 101st Airborne Division, were not identified. The Army said the incident was under investigation.

California helicopter crash

A U.S. Marine Corps helicopter crashed during training in Southern California on Tuesday. All four members were believed to be killed.

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Source: EPA

Jet crashes in East Africa

A United States Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II jet crashed in Djibouti, in East Africa. The pilot was able to eject and is currently being medically evaluated.

US Naval Forces Central Command, which helps oversee US operations in the region, confirmed the crash, saying it occurred during takeoff from Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport after 4:00 p.m. local time, April 3.

“Doctors said the pilot was in stable condition while being evaluated at Camp Lemonnier’s expeditionary medical facility,” Cdr. Bill Urban a spokesman for US Naval Forces Central Command told CNN.

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Source: Getty Images

Jet crashed in Nevada

On Wednesday, April 5, a U.S. Air Force pilot with the traveling Thunderbirds exhibition squad died when his F-16 fighter jet crashed in Nevada.

The pilot’s identity is being withheld pending next-of-kin notification. An investigation is underway.

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Source: iStock/Getty Images

Navy crash in Florida

A US Navy F/A-18E/F Super Hornet crashed roughly a mile off the end of the runway at Naval Air Station Key West in Florida. Two naval aviators have been declared dead.

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Source: Barbie Wilson

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