Tuesday, October 21, 2008

P-3 overshoots Bagram runway, 1 injured

The Associated Press
Posted : Tuesday Oct 21, 2008 12:53:07 EDT
KABUL, Afghanistan — A Navy P-3 Orion patrol plane sustained “serious structural and fire damage” when it overshot the runway at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, the U.S. military said.

A crew member broke an ankle, but the rest of the crew survived the Tuesday crash. The military’s statement does not give further details on who was onboard the aircraft.

The plane was destroyed.

The military says it is investigating the accident.

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