Nine dead in crash of U.S. military plane on retirement flight

Nine dead in crash of U.S. military plane on retirement flightOfficials said the plane, a Hercules WC-130, was believed to be around 50 years old but was in good mechanical condition, and was making what had been scheduled to be its last flight. The WC-130 is a transport workhorse of the U.S. military. All nine crew members died, Brigadier General Isabelo Rivera, assistant general of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard, said in a statement.



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