In an ongoing investigation to determine the cause of a US military aircraft  in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province , a spokesperson for US Forces in Afghanistan confirmed, saying that there is “no indication” the plane was downed by enemyAdversary’s fire.

“A U.S. Bombardier E-11A crashed  in Ghazni province, Afghanistan. While the cause of crash is under investigation, there are no indications the crash was caused by enemy fire. We will provide additional information as it becomes available,” Col. Sonny Leggett said in a tweet.
“Taliban claims that additional aircraft have crashed are false,” he added
it was said that the US military was investigating reports of a plane crash in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province, according to a US official. The official could not add any further details. Series of  reports had emerged of a plane crash in the region, which is mainly controlled by the Taliban and lies to the southwest of the Afghan capital of Kabul.

 Mark Esper, secretary of Defense said he is aware of the situation and would not elaborate with any more information , Esper assured that the Pentagon will update the media when the “matter develops.”
It operates as part of the Air Force’s Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN), which was developed in response to communication problems during Operation Red Wings, a US military mission in Kunar province, Afghanistan, in 2005, According to a press release,the 2005 operation involved a four-man Navy SEAL reconnaissance patrol that was compromised.
Three of the SEALs were killed and a MH-47 Chinook helicopter carrying a rescue force to extract the patrol was shot down, killing the eight SEALs and the eight Army Special Operations crew on board.
“Due to Afghanistan’s mountainous terrain and lack of existing communication infrastructure, serious communication challenges prevented the four-man SEAL patrol from effectively establishing contact with their combat operations center, leaving them vulnerable to the attacks that claimed the lives of 19 special operations forces service members,” he said.

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