Military plane crashes in California with ‘four on board’ a day after five Marines were killed in a plane crash 40 miles away

A military plane reportedly went down near the California-Arizona border earlier today, officials said.

Federal firefighters and first responders are responding to the scene, Naval Air Facility El Centro said in a statement.

A military plane reportedly went down near the California-Arizona border today

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A military plane reportedly went down near the California-Arizona border todayPhoto credit: Google Maps

The plane crashed about 35 miles north of Yuma, Ariz., 40 miles from yesterday’s crash that killed five Marines, officials said.

A rescue helicopter transported a person to a hospital, a journalist said radio traffic displayed.

According to radio traffic, three people at the scene of the accident refused treatment.

It is currently unknown what type of military aircraft crashed.

The total number of people on board the aircraft has not been confirmed.

This comes a day after a military plane crashed in a California desert, killing all five Marines on board.

The aircraft, identified as the MV-22B Osprey, was based at Camp Pendleton with Marine Aircraft Group 39 and was part of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing headquartered at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego.

The MV-22B Osprey crashed about 12:25 p.m. local time in Imperial County, a remote location about 30 miles north of the US-Mexico border.

“We mourn the loss of our Marines in this tragic accident. Our hearts go out to their families and friends as they navigate this tragedy,” the commanding general of the 3rd MAW, Maj. Gen. Bradford K. Gering, said in a statement.

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