Afghanistan’s Ariana Airlines Denies Reports One Of Its Planes Crashed
The Daily Mirror is reporting that a state-owned Ariana Afghan Airlines plane crashed Monday in Afghanistan’s central province of Ghazni.
🔴#BREAKING Ariana airlines passenger plane crash in the Deh Yak district of #Ghazni province. The #Taliban are already according to several sources on the crash site. #Afghanistan
Via: @bsarwary pic.twitter.com/lAtYzFnKD7
— StrategicNews (@StrategicNews2) January 27, 2020
Arif Noori, the spokesman for the governor of Ghazni Province, told Reuters that “a Boeing plane belonging to the Ariana Afghan Airline, has crashed in the Sado Khel area of Deh Yak district of Ghazni province around 1:10 p.m. local time.”
— Manu Gómez (@GDarkconrad) January 27, 2020
Local media said 83 people were on board, but at this moment, there’s no official report on the fate of the crew and passengers.
There are conflicting reports at the moment, CBS’ Ahmad Mukhtar tweets that Ariana Airlines rejects the reports of a crash and insists all flights are operating normally.
In the meantime, Ariana airline in a facebook post rejects the reports of crash and says all flights operating normal pic.twitter.com/gnUzukZgvv
— Ahmad Mukhtar (@AhMukhtar) January 27, 2020
Ariana Airlines told AP News that none of its planes have crashed in Afghanistan.
Ariana Airlines acting director tells @AP that none of its planes have crashed in Afghanistan. The conflicting accounts could not immediately be reconciled, and the number of people on board and their fate was not immediately known. https://t.co/cKjwxINQDW
— The Associated Press (@AP) January 27, 2020
Ariana Afghan Airlines’ acting CEO Mirwais Mirzakwal told Reuters, “there has been an airline crash but it does not belong to Ariana because the two flights managed by Ariana today from Herat to Kabul and Herat to Delhi are safe,” Mirzakwal told Reuters.
Mon, 01/27/2020 – 05:17