Passenger plane crashes in Afghanistan

Passenger plane crashes in Afghanistan

Aircraft crashed in Taliban-controlled territory.

A passenger plane from Ariana Afghan Airlines crashed today in Deh Yak, district of Ghazni province, Afghanistan. “At about 1:10 (08:40 GMT) a plane crashed in Deh Yak, a district in Ghazni province.

The plane is on fire and the local population is trying to put out the fire, ”a spokesman for the governor of Ghazni told AFP.