Another crash! This is the 3rd crash of a U.S. based aircraft in the region in the last week.
An MC-12 Liberty surveillance plane crashed April 27 near Kandahar Airfield
On April 29, a Boeing 747 belonging to National Air Cargo crashed on takeoff out of Bagram Airfield, killing seven crewmembers.
Today, 3 May an Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker flying out of Manas Transit Center crashed in northern Kyrgyzstan today, and the status of the three crewmembers is unknown and the search for them was suspended as darkness fell. Cargo planes do not have ejector seats.