Seven US Citizens killed in a plane crash in Afganistan

New Delhi/May 1
Seven US citizens on board a cargo plane were killed when their plane crashed into ground few miles away from in Bargam Air Base in Afganistan on Monday morning.
A National Airlines Boeing 747-400 was en route to Dubai when the plane crashed into ground few minutes after takeoff from Bargam Air Base located in north of Kabul in Afganistan.
The incident came to light after a video surfaced on website on Tuesday showing the Boeing plane crashing into ground soon after it took off from Bargam Airbase after the National Airlines confirmed the incident. The airlines confirmed that the seven crew members of the Cargo plane were killed in the crash and investigations are on by Federal agencies to ascertain the cause of the plane crash.
However, Taliban has claimed that they had shot down the aircraft but NATO officials had denied these claims and reportedly said that there was no Taliban activity in Bargam Air Base area.
US cargo plane’s crew members have been identified as Brad Hasler, Jeremy Lipka, Jamie Brokaw, Rinku Summan, Michael Sheets, Gary Stockdale and Timothy Garrett.