Posted on May 3, 2018
Images shared on social media showed wreckage engulfed in flames and black smoke spewing into the sky. “We’ve confirmed nine people, consisting of five crew members and four additional passengers” were on board the plane, Puerto Rico National Guard spokesman Maj Paul Dahlen said. Officials previously said at least five people were thought to have died on board. Georgia Air National Guard Capt Jeffrey Bezore said the deceased would be named upon notification of their next of kin.