The US Air Force said, on Tuesday, that human remains were found in the hull of a C-17 military aircraft that took off from the Afghan capital, and the circumstances are being investigated.
Chaos erupted at Kabul International Airport after Taliban fighters occupied the capital before, causing panic among the residents. Images circulated on social media of Afghans desperately trying to leave Kabul on Monday dashing into a C-17 plane and clinging to its side. Another video shows two people falling from a military plane as it took off from Kabul.
The air force said in a statement on Tuesday that a C-17 plane landed at Kabul airport on Monday and was surrounded by hundreds of Afghan civilians.
„Faced with the rapidly deteriorating security situation around the aircraft, the cabin crew decided to leave the airport as soon as possible.– Cases received in contact.
They added that the Air Force’s detectives are investigating the planes andInformation on civilian casualties, including video documentation and the source of posts on social media“.
The situation at the airport has become so chaotic that take-off and reception of flights were suspended for several hours on Monday afternoon. Traffic started again only late at night.
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