118th AES Retired Posted November 24, 2009 Share Posted November 24, 2009 Italian C-130 crashes, 5 dead The Associated Press Posted : Monday Nov 23, 2009 17:00:30 EST ROME â€” An Italian air force transport plane crashed onto train tracks near a military airport in the Tuscan city of Pisa on Monday and burst into flames, killing its five-member crew, officials said. Air force Col. Mauro Gabetta said the C-130 was on a training flight and was approaching the airport when it suddenly veered away and then crashed. The cause of the crash is under investigation. The Pisa fire department said the plane crashed onto railway tracks, setting afire electrical wires. No train was in the area at the time. Source: http://www.airforcetimes.com/news/2009/11/airforce_c130_crash_112309w/ Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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