- KABUL (Online) -- A source
close to the Afghan government has held United States troops responsible
for crash of a passenger plane.
- Talking to Radio Tehran on condition of anonymity told
that the KAM AIR, which was on its way from Herat to Kabul did not land
at Kabul airport due to bad weather.
- The pilot of the plane wanted to land at Bagram airbase
where the US forces have been stationed; however, the US troops did not
allow the plane to land.
- The source further told that the staff of the plane had
informed the US troops at Bagram airbase that it could remain in air for
only fifteen minutes. That is why necessary for the plane to land but the
US forces did not allow it which caused its crash. Consequently 104 passengers
were killed on board the plane.
- The Afghan government has launched a probe to know the
reason of a crash of a passenger plane KAM AIR that killed 96 passengers
and 8 member crew staff.
- According to a report of VoA on Monday, Hamid Karzai,
Afghan president has assured the relatives of the victims that a probe
committee has been constituted to get the reason behind the terrible incident
that killed 104 persons on board the plane.
- United Nations has also welcomed the formation of the
committee by the Afghan government.
- On the other hand, coalition forces backed by Apache
helicopters have found the wreckage of the crashed passenger plane COM
AIR in Sapari mountains, some 25-kilometres east of Kabul. The total five
hundred troops of the coalition forces, international security assistance
force (ISAF) and the Afghan National Army have not been able to reach the
spot where the plan was crashed. ISAF forces are facing hardship due to