A military aircraft has crashed in California, leaving four dead and one missing.
The aircraft was allegedly carrying ‘nuclear material.’
The crash took place about 30 miles north of the Mexican border in Imperial County near Highway 78.
Few other details are available.
— Daily Mail US (@DailyMail) June 8, 2022
Daily Mail has more on this breaking development:
A military aircraft carrying nuclear material has crashed in California, leaving officials to believe all five passengers are dead.
The plane crashed in Imperial County near Highway 78 and the town of Glamis – 30 miles north of the Mexican border, and 150 miles east of San Diego.
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) June 8, 2022
— New York Post (@nypost) June 8, 2022
US military plane crash: Four dead as flight carrying nuclear material wrecks near highwayhttps://t.co/ikdn6XVs1I
— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) June 8, 2022
It’s being reported that an Unknown U.S Military Aircraft has crashed inside of Imperial County in Southern California, so far 4 of the 5 Crew are being reported as Killed on Site with 1 Missing, there are also Claims that the Aircraft was carrying some form of Nuclear Material. pic.twitter.com/fwKhKfxUEf
— OSINTdefender (@sentdefender) June 8, 2022
— PdJCreativeMedia (@PdJnews01) June 8, 2022
Breaking: A military aircraft crashed in Imperial County, killing four people aboard, according to preliminary reports.
Rescue teams in the area are searching for a fifth person who was aboard the craft.https://t.co/apgxAfZ5AJ
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) June 8, 2022
The LA Times also reports on rescue efforts:
Rescue teams in the area are searching for a fifth person who was aboard the craft. The Imperial County Sheriff’s Department confirmed with Yuma news station KYMA that an aircraft crashed near the Arizona border.
— Daily Wire (@realDailyWire) June 8, 2022
Daily Wire has the latest developments:
“Additional radio traffic indicates at least four people are dead as a result of a military aircraft crash in the Imperial County area of California near Highway 78,” reporter Malik Earnest tweeted. “Rescue teams are still searching for a 5th person that remains unaccounted.”
“Imperial County officials are assuming all five people aboard a crashed military aircraft near Highway 78 are deceased,” he later added. “It’s unknown what caused the aircraft to crash at this time. Additional details about nuclear material aboard are not known. The military now has the scene.”
Imperial County officials are assuming all five people aboard a crashed military aircraft near Highway 78 are deceased. It’s unknown what caused the aircraft to crash at this time. Additional details about nuclear material aboard are not known. The military now has the scene.
— Malik Earnest (@MalikEarnest) June 8, 2022