US military jet crashes in Taliban territory in Afghanistan

AFP

2020/01/28 | 479 words | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | DEFENCE

A US military jet crashed in mountainous territory in eastern Afghanistan, where there is a heavy Taliban presence, the Pentagon confirmed Monday, rejecting the insurgents' suggestions that it was shot down.Afghanistan US Forces spokesman Colonel Sonny Leggett confirmed in a statement that the aircraft was a US Bombardier E-11A, a type of jet used as a military airborne communications node in the region."While the cause of crash is under investigation, there are no indications the crash was ...(…)

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