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Report: 78 dead in Morocco military plane crash | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco’s state news agency says 78 people were killed when a C-130 military transport plane crashed into a mountain amid rough weather.

The MAP news agency says three people survived. It said the plane was carrying 60 members of the military, 12 civilians and nine crew members.

Citing a Royal Armed Forces statement, MAP says the plane crashed 10 kilometers northeast of Guelmim in southern Morocco.

It is Morocco’s deadliest plane crash in years.