U.S. Plane Goes Down In Afghanistan, Prompting Wave Of Questions, Contradictions

Afghan service members head toward the site of the plane crash Monday in the eastern Afghan province of Ghazni.

A U.S. official tells NPR that two people died when the aircraft went down in Ghazni province. The official blamed mechanical problems — but the Taliban claim to have shot it down.

(Image credit: Mustafa Andalib/Reuters)