National Air Cargo says six of the seven victims killed in Monday’s crash on the grounds of Bagram Air Base were from Michigan and one was from Kentucky. All were U.S. citizens.
The Boeing 747-400 was destined for Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.
The Taliban quickly claimed responsibility for downing the plane, but NATO said the claims were false and there was no sign of insurgent activity in the area at the time of the crash.
(news source: AFP)