Horror as plane crashes killing multiple victims as it bursts into flames

At least 17 people have died after a military plane crashed and broke up in flames in the southern Philippines.

The C-130 aircraft of the Philippine Air Force with 92 people on board had a mishap on landing on the island of Jolo, the air force said in a statement.

“Rescue efforts are ongoing,” it said.

Pictures from the scene showed flames and smoke pouring from wreckage of the aircraft among trees.

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