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    Military aircraft crashes in southern Afghanistan

    KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

    07.20.2009

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    International Security Assistance Force HQ Public Affairs

    KABUL, Afghanistan — An International Security Assistance Force aircraft crashed during takeoff from Kandahar Airfield in Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan today, July 20.

    The crew ejected safely, sustaining some injuries. Injuries are currently being assessed by medical personnel. No other service members were injured in this incident.

    Emergency personnel are on the scene. ISAF members are liaising with the Afghan national army and Afghan national police and have temporarily closed Highway 4 for safety reasons. They have also evacuated personnel from the immediate area.

    The incident will be investigated, however, insurgent activity has been ruled out.

    More details will be provided as they become available.

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    Date Taken: 07.20.2009
    Date Posted: 07.20.2009 01:27
    Story ID: 36545
    Location: KABUL, AF 

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