Italian C-130 crashed in Pisa.

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  1. v2

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    Five people aboard an Italian C-130 military transport plane died after it crashed Monday in Pisa, military sources said.

    Quoting unnamed Italian Air Force sources, the ANSA news agency reported that the plane, part of the 46th Air Force Brigade, crashed at 2:10 p.m. shortly after takeoff during a training exercise in Pisa.

    Eyewitnesses reported seeing the plane spin out of control before it crashed in flames.

    The plane came down just outside the airport area and onto the tracks of the local rail line, Pisa Mayor Marco Filippeschi told the news service.

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    Sad to hear.

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    Oh damn! Sorry to hear about this.
     
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    Real shame to here this :(
     
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    :salute: My thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends.:salute:
     
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    Another loss, sad to hear.
     
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    Saw it in Tv this afternoon, awful image, quite tragic, my sympathies to the italians in here.
     
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    Dam that stinks.
     
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    Well, crap. :salute: My prayers to the families of those involved, and for the investigators, that they find and fix any problems that may've caused the crash.
     
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    Too many tragic losses this year...

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