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None hurt when planes collide during Bragg training

Posted December 2, 2014

A C-130 plane similar to this one collided with another military transport plane near Fort Bragg on Dec. 1, 2014.
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— Two military transport planes landed safely late Monday after colliding during a training flight near Fort Bragg, officials said Tuesday.

The "in-flight incident" occurred at about 8:30 p.m. between an Army C-27J and an Air Force C-130H, officials said.

None of the crew members on either plane was injured, but both aircraft sustained damage, officials said.

The collision is under investigation.

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  • 426X3 Dec 2, 2014

    Good to hear both aircraft landed safely and none of the flight crew or passengers were injured.