A photo of the aircraft that crashed in eastern Afghanistan on Monday. The US military said it is investigating reports of a crash in Taliban-controlled territory. Photo: AP

US confirms Afghanistan crash but denies plane was shot down by Taliban

  • Cause under investigation, but no indication Bombardier E-11A was brought down by enemy fire, US military says in statement
  • Taliban had earlier claimed responsibility for incident, saying high-ranking US officers had been on board aircraft
Topic |   Afghanistan
A photo of the aircraft that crashed in eastern Afghanistan on Monday. The US military said it is investigating reports of a crash in Taliban-controlled territory. Photo: AP
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