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Norway military plane goes missing during exercise

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OSLO, Norway (AP) -- Norway's military says a transport plane with five people on board has gone missing during an international exercise.

The Norwegian C-130 was heading from Evenes, Norway, to Kiruna, Sweden, on Thursday when it disappeared.

A statement from the Norwegian Armed Forces says a search and rescue operation has been initiated by rescue services and military units in Sweden and Norway.

The plane went missing during a winter exercise with 16,000 soldiers from 14 countries taking part.

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