A Marine Corps transport aircraft has crashed in the southern state of Mississippi killing sixteen US troops.
The Marine Corps in a statement said “A Marine Corps KC-130 transport aircraft crashed in LeFlore County, Mississippi, on July 10 at approximately 4 pm CDT (2200 GMT), claiming the lives of 16 service members,”
The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.
President Donald Trump in a tweet sent out his condolences to the families of the victims saying “Marine Plane crash in Mississippi is heartbreaking. Melania and I send our deepest condolences to all!”