Mississippi: at least 16 dead in military plane crash

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Debris from the plane was scattered in a five-mile radius and bodies were found on a nearby highway

A US military plane crashed into a field in rural Mississippi on Monday, killing at least 16 people on board and spreading debris for miles, officials said.

The Leflore county emergency management agency’s director, Frank Randle, told reporters at a late briefing that 16 bodies had been recovered after the KC-130 spiralled into the ground about 85 miles (135km) north of Jackson in the Mississippi Delta.

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