Washington: The U.S. Air Force said it is investigating the situation surrounding the remains of a person found in the C-17’s Wheelwell, which flew out of Kabul in the turmoil that the Taliban hijacked the capital of Afghanistan.
Images of Afghans disseminated on social media earlier this week are anxious for Kabul to rush towards the C-17 and stay clinging to that side.
Another video showed what looks like two people who fell from a military plane that jumped out of Kabul.
The Air Force said in a statement on Tuesday (Wednesday AEST) that a C-17 aircraft landed at Kabul’s airport on Monday. Hundreds of Afghan civilians..
“In the face of the rapidly deteriorating security situation around the aircraft, The C-17 crew decided to leave the airfield as soon as possible“The statement said.
The Air Force Special Investigations Agency added that it is reviewing information on aircraft and “loss of civilian lives-including sources of video documents and social media posts.”
Videos of episodes of people who fell from the plane, recorded by the Afghan news media, were circulated around the world.
“We are all fighting the human costs of these developments,” National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said in a briefing on Tuesday.
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