Afghanistan Army jet crashes

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Afghanistan Army jet crashes

KABUL - Soon after dropping off the new governor, the military plane took off but experienced technical problems and was forced to turn back, TOLO News has reported.

 An Afghan army plane made a hard landing in Neli city in Daikundi on Tuesday shortly after dropping off the new provincial governor Mahmoud Baligh.

Officials confirmed the incident and said the plane took off after dropping off Baligh but experienced technical problems and turned back to the airfield.

On landing the plane veered off the runway and nose-dived into the ground.

No casualties were reported but the plane sustained serious damage.