LEFLORE CO., MS (WMC) -Five people are dead following a military airplane crash in Mississippi, according to authorities at the crash site.
First responders said the military C-130 left Memphis on Monday with eight people on the plane.
The plane crashed in Leflore County just off Highway 82 on Monday afternoon.
The plane is believed to have exploded in mid-air. Investigators said they found debris on both sides of the highway, leading them to believe an explosion happened prior to the crash.