Military Plane Crash In The Philippines Leaves At Least 45 People Dead

While several people in the United States celebrate the Fourth of July, tragedy has unfortunately struck across the Pacific Ocean in the southern Philippines this Sunday following the crash of a Philippine C-130 military aircraft. At least 45 people have died from the plane crash, and more than 50 people have reportedly been injured.

According to Complex, the military plane had 96 people on board, and it was transporting troops from Cagayan de Oro, in Mindanao, to Sulu province when it reportedly missed the runway on the island of Jolo.