A U.S. unmanned aerial vehicle crashed close to Bagram Airfield in northern Parwan province of Afghanistan this afternoon.
“At 2:50 p.m local time today, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) suffered engine failure and crashed into a field approximately five kilometers south of Bagram Airfield in Parwan province,” the U.S. Forces-Afghanistan said in a statement.
The statement further added that there were no injuries and the incident is under investigation.
Bagram Airfield is one of the largest U.S. military bases in Afghanistan and is home to thousands of U.S. forces.
Drone aircraft crashes in Parwan due to engine failure: By Nizamuddin Hameedi on 17 March 2019 KABUL (Pajhwok): An Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle (UAV) crashed on Sunday afternoon due engine failure in central Parwan province, US… read more https://t.co/99aJhRHYiN pic.twitter.com/r4yg6GhEFL
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