The U.S. military on Monday confirmed that a U.S. Air Force aircraft crashed in Afghanistan earlier in the day.

David Goldfein, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, reportedly said that an Air Force E-11A Battlefield Airborne Communications Node aircraft went down in territory currently under the Taliban control in Afghanistan while attending an event hosted by the Center for a New American Security, a Washington-based think tank.

William Leggett, a spokesman for the U.S. military in Afghanistan, also confirmed the incident, saying the cause of crash is under investigation

“There are no indications the crash was caused by enemy fire,” Leggett said in a statement posted on Twitter.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid reportedly claimed earlier in the day that a U.S. Air Force plane crashed in the Ghazni province in eastern Afghanistan. Enditem

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