Thursday, April 4, 2013
A U.S. pilot died in a plane crash in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday.
According to a NATO International Security Assistance Force news release, the site of the plane crash was located and the pilot's remains recovered:
While the cause of the crash is under investigation, initial reporting indicates there was no insurgent activity in the area at the time of the crash.
The Pentagon has not yet released the name of the pilot, pending notification of next-of-kin.