An Ariana Afghan Airlines plane has crashed in Ghazni Province in the east of Afghanistan, the 1TV broadcaster reported citing local authorities. There were 83 people on board the plane, according to Ariana News.

According to a representative of the local governor, the plane crashed in the district of Deh Yak in the eastern part of Ghazni Province.

There are no immediate reports about the cause of the incident and the number of casualties.


Source: Sputnik

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The plane is not a civil passenger jet but a US air force Bombardier E-11A. You can see the USAF insignia clearly on the side.


No surprise there is confusion since the E-11A is a military version of the Global Express 6000, a business jet for 13 passengers with a crew of 4