Plane Down 2

Posted at 12:38 PM, May 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-02 12:38:55-04

A massive number of emergency responders are on the scene of a military plane crash on GA-21 at Gulfstream Road in Port Wentworth.

The call went out for a reported "plane down" just before noon Wednesday. Witnesses called WTOC and reported actually seeing the plane go down.

The Savannah Professional Firefighters Association says it is a C-130 Hercules military airplane from the Air National Guard that crashed. The Federal Aviation Administration said the plane was bound for Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona.


WTOC is in the area of the crash working to find out more and provide updates. Stay with us for the very latest as soon as it becomes available.


The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System sent a notification to parents advising that power, phone and network services have been shut down at both Port Wentworth Elementary and Rice Creek School due to the crash. Officials advise that there are no impacts or threats to the schools. School operations currently remain on our regular operating regular schedule. 

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