Military plane crash: Four reported dead in California after aircraft goes down

Naval Air Facility El Centro

(US Defense Department)

A military aircraft has crashed in California’s Imperial County killing four people who were on board, according to reports.

The plane came down in Imperial County near Highway 78 and the town of Glamis, around 30 miles north of the Mexican border, and more than 150 miles east of San Diego, says The Los Angeles Times.

Rescuers are searching for a fifth person who was onboard the aircraft, according to dispatchers.

The crash was confirmed by Naval Air Facility El Centro, which is around 30 miles from the crash site.

“NAFEC has just received reports of a downed aircraft in the vicinity of Coachella Canal Road and Highway 78. Installation, federal fire and Imperial County Fire Department are responding,” stated Naval Air Facility El Centro’s Facebook page.

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Aircraft belonged to 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, says FOX5.

The downed aircraft belongs to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, a spokesperson with the aviation unit confirmed to FOX5. The 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing is an aviation unit of the United States Marine Corps.

Graeme Massie8 June 2022 23:01

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Four reportedly killed in military aircraft crash

“EMERGENCY ALERT! #NAFEC has just received reports of a downed aircraft in the vicinity of Coachella Canal Road and the 78. Installation Federal Fire, and Imperial County Fire Department are responding, We have no additional details at this time. As facts become verified and available, information will be released on the base’s Facebook page. Please be patient as the installation team works through this emergency.”

Graeme Massie8 June 2022 22:58

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Military aircraft crashes in California killing four, according to reports

A military aircraft has crashed in California’s Imperial County killing four people who were on board, according to reports.

The plane came down in Imperial County near Highway 78 and the town of Glamis, around 30 miles north of the Mexican border, and more than 150 miles east of San Diego, says The Los Angeles Times.

Graeme Massie is the following the details of this breaking news story.

Josh Marcus8 June 2022 22:48

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