Sixteen reported dead in military plane crash in Mississippi

At least 16 people are killed in a U.S. military plane crash in rural Mississippi, officials say.

A fiery wreckage in rural Mississippi on Monday (July 10) after a U.S. military plane crashed into a field, reportedly killing at least 16 people.

The Marine Corps say the aircraft 'experienced a mishap' sending it down about 100 miles north of the state's capital Jackson.

Emergency crews rushing to the crash site through tall grass, where plumes of smoke were sent billowing from the crumpled debris.

Media reports suggest the plane was travelling from Memphis, but its exact route has not yet been confirmed.

An investigation into just what caused the crash is underway.


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