US military plane crashes in Afghanistan, kills 10

By REUTERS
October 2, 2015 04:09

Ten people were killed in a crash of a US military transport aircraft at an airport in Afghanistan, a US military spokesman said on Thursday, adding that there were no reports of enemy fire at the time and the incident was under investigation.

The crew of five US military servicemembers were among the dead, along with another five passengers, civilians who were contracted employees of the US-led international force, the spokesman said.

The incident took place at around midnight (1930 GMT on Thursday) at Jalalabad airport in Afghanistan.


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