NC crew members dead in SD plane crash

CHARLOTTE, N.C.

The plane was equipped with an airborne fire fighting system, also known as MAFFS.

Six airmen were on board. Our sister station in Charlotte WSOC reports four people were killed and two others were seriously injured.

The planes have been put on hold because of the deadly accident. Military officials said there is nothing wrong with the planes, but that they are simply "taking pause."

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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