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Five people were killed in the wreck of a military aircraft in Georgia

The aircraft dropped shortly after departure from the Savannah airport to the side of the highway.

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) – Military transport aircraft C-130 suffered a crash in Georgia, at least five people were killed, said on Wednesday the Fox News.

In total, according to unconfirmed reports, there were nine people on board.

The Air Force aircraft of the National Guard of the United States caught fire almost immediately after departure from the international airport of Savannah, and fell, not gaining altitude. He made a study flight.

In the area of ​​the catastrophe, roads and railways are blocked; eyewitnesses assumed that the ship could fall right on the highway. Later, police said that no car was hurt. At the moment, the fire is extinguished, but the traffic will not be restored until the debris of the aircraft and the spilled fuel have been cleared away.

The cause of the disaster is not yet called.