"If he did this area is a giant bomb and this whole (five-mile) radius would have blown up", he told CNN over Facebook, calling the pilot a hero for avoiding the area.
A spokesman for the Georgia Air National Guard said in a news conference that airmen on the plane had been killed, but he would not confirm any details until investigators had more information about who was on the plane.
"It didn't look like it nosedived, but it nearly looked like it stalled and just went nearly flat right there in the middle of the highway", Jones said, describing how people stopped and got out of their cars following the explosion.
One witness said the plane made a "loud, odd noise" just before the crash.
The C-130 Hercules cargo plane crashed Wednesday at the intersection of two roads at 11.30am.
The governor's statement says the names of the victims are being withheld pending notification of their families. Attorney Randy Reep, a longtime jet pilot in the Air National Guard, also pointed out how rare the disaster is for the type of plane.
Syria: Refugee camp mostly destroyed in latest shelling Fighting in the camp broke out in 2013 as some Palestinian factions sided with the Syrian regime and others with the rebels. Implementation is expected to begin on Monday and is scheduled to be complete before the start of Ramadan on May 15.
The Savannah airport said on Twitter that it was "assisting local agencies with an aircraft incident off property".
For his part, the assistant general of the GNPR commented that "on behalf of the great family of the National Guard of Puerto Rico I want to indicate that our prayers are with the families and loved ones of the crew members".
A photo tweeted by the Savannah Professional Firefighters Association shows the tail end of a plane and a field of flames and black smoke as an ambulance stands nearby.
A WC-130 is a weather reconnaissance aircraft used by the Air Force and Air National Guard.
The U.S. Air Force confirmed to Reuters that there were fatalities but declined to provide a number.
Steelers select WR, QB, OT in rounds 2-3 of draft Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is 36 years old and he is showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Pittsburgh selected former Oklahoma State wide receiver James Washington with the 60th overall pick in the second round.
He racked up five assists in the first quarter and made excellent reads in the pick-and-roll. "They were getting easy baskets". Drop two road games and the Rockets will return home with all the echoes of failed playoffs past from Harden and from Paul.
The championship is a competition that lasts all year, it is about consistency and the team deserved this title", said Iniesta. The move allowed Messi to float across the attack and the midfield more freely and made him even more unsafe .
The WHCA's current president, Bloomberg News' White House reporter Margaret Talev , called the president's absence "unfortunate". Michelle Wolf's performance at last night's White House Correspondents' Dinner (WHCD) has created quite a stir.
A zoo spokeswoman said the camel was simply Louis , though some were already calling the camel " Prince Louis ". Linda Robson also joked on Friday's Loose Women that the royals had asked her permission to copy her baby name.
Lauren Wimmer, a representative for the men, told The Washington Post that the district attorney found no evidence of a crime . And finally I'd like to invite them to be part of helping me in a constructive way to ensure this never happens again.
He also thanked the fans, who had seen him "grow since I was 12 years old and have supported me in good and bad times". Iniesta is set to win his ninth La Liga crown for Barca, who only need a draw at Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday.
No penalty was called on the play and the Penguins have yet to announce Dumoulin's status for Game 3 on Tuesday in Pittsburgh . Not only has Pittsburgh started slow, starting goaltender Matt Murray has looked unsettled early in the first two games.
Perhaps the most intriguing question regarding possible collusion is about Paul Manafort , the former Trump campaign chairman. He was sacked on February 13, 2017 - purportedly because he lied to Vice President Mike Pence about the phone calls.
The big guns were back in action on Monday though with the likes of Luka Modric, Marcelo and Sergio Ramos also returning. Youngster Achraf Hakimi is Carvajal's immediate substitute but he has not impressed.
As president, he has reluctantly certified the Iran deal twice, before refusing to do so a third time in October. Following its last report on the matter in December 2015, the IAEA has described the issue as "closed".
Critics have said Tester should have saved his concerns for the confirmation hearing instead of airing them to the media. Ronny Jackson has withdrawn are: Ascension President and CEO Anthony Tersigni, Cleveland Clinic CEO Dr.
Lewis Hamilton now leads the drivers' title race, but Mercedes still look to be a lesser package than Ferrari. Second went to the Finnish racer Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen , the third - Mexican Sergio Perez (Force India).
The attacks in Nigeria: dozens killed
One resident, Isa Danladi, said he had been about to leave his house near the mosque when he heard the blast. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, though locals have blamed the Boko Haram .
Australia hoping to convince India to play day-night Test
The newly built Perth stadium will also make its debut when India and Australia face-off in second test match of the series. The two-Test tour against Sri Lanka concludes at Manuka Oval in Canberra in a match to be staged from February 1 to 5.
CervicalCheck controversy - 17 have died
It has also been revealed that a helpline for women concerned about this matter has now received 6,000 calls. The next step will be to publish its Terms of Reference, which will be in about a fortnight's time.
$199 Oculus Go VR headset goes on sale today
The hardware is the company's first standalone headset and has launched with more than 1,000 apps, games and experiences. Oculus Go is available for purchase on Oculus's website and via retailers including Amazon , Best Buy , and Newegg .