Texas Air Force C-17 plane crashes near Olney

Dallas, TX (JusticeNewsFlash.com)–Breaking news: Olney, Texas residents have flooded the phone lines of local police authorities reporting an Air Force plane crash in a wooded area about 45 miles south of Wichita Falls and 130 miles west of Dallas. Sheppard Air Force Base officials, which is north of Witchita Falls, could not confirm the military transport airplane crash.

As reported by CNN, an area rancher, who owns 1,000 acres of land in southern Archer County, adjacent to Olney, states emergency vehicles and overhead scouting planes seem to be searching for the downed aircraft. A C-17 military transport airplane is a large carrier measuring 174 feet long, with a wingspan of 169 feet, and is operated by a crew of three. The military flight crew consists of a pilot, copilot and loadmaster, and the massive airplane is used for airlift of troops and cargo to military bases.

By: Dallas Injury Lawyer Amy K. Witherite – specializing on Veterans Affairs Injury Claims
Amy Witherite. Eberstein & Witherite, LLP. 3100 Monticello Avenue, Suite 500. Dallas, TX 75205 – Toll Free: (888) 407-6669

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