- Photos showed wreckage of a plane engulfed in flame, billowing smoke
- Authorities said a plane crashed at a highway intersection in Georgia
- The plane belonged to the Puerto Rico National Guard
The emergency management agency for Chatham County, which comprises the city of Savannah, tweeted that a plane had crashed at a highway intersection.
Georgia National Guard spokeswoman Desiree Bamba told AFP the aircraft was a C-130 carrying five people.
It belonged to the Puerto Rico National Guard, and the condition of the occupants was not immediately known, she said.
Photographs on Twitter showed the wreckage of a plane engulfed in flames and billowing black smoke.