Video From Site of Reported US Military Aircraft Crash in Afghanistan
A video taken by a local journalist shows a plane that crashed in eastern Afghanistan, Monday, January 27, U.S. officials are working to confirm reports that it was an American military aircraft.
READ MORE: A Taliban statement said the plane went down in Ghazni province at noon local time, and there were no survivors. It’s unclear if the group shot down the plane, or if it crashed because of other reasons.
U.S. Army Maj. Beth Riordan, a spokeswoman for U.S. Central Command, said that it remained unclear whose aircraft was involved in the crash, the Associated Press reported.
Pictures and video from the crash site on social media showed what looked like a U.S. military aircraft. The AP report suggested it could be the remains of a Bombardier E-11A aircraft that the U.S. military uses for electronic surveillance over Afghanistan.