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Plane crashes in northern Italy, 5 dead

  • Italy

Rome, Italy (CNN) -- Five people were killed Monday in a military plane crash in northern Italy, the Italian Air Force said.

The C-130 J military plane exploded on crashing, said Mauro Gabetta, a spokeswoman for the Italian Air Force.

The plane crashed about 2:10 p.m. local time during a training flight near Pisa, according to a report on the ANSA news agency.