American transport plane crashes in Afghanistan: U.S. official

Reuters News
Posted: Oct 01, 2015 6:17 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An American C-130 transport plane crashed at Jalalabad airport in Afghanistan around midnight local time (1930 GMT Thursday), a U.S. defense official said on Thursday.

The status of passenger members and crew on the plane was unknown, the official said.

(Reporting by Yeganeh Torbati; Editing by Eric Walsh)