USAF transport crashes in Egypt; 13 are killed

A US Air Force transport plane en route to desert maneuvers with Egyptian troops as part of a US Rapid Deployment Force crashed at an Egyptian air base, killing all 13 aboard. The plane was approaching for landing at the Cairo West Air Base, where about 700 men from the Rapid Deployment Force, half the battalion-size contingent headed for the exercise, had already arrived.

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