A second US aircraft may have crashed or been downed in Iraq – arabian sources

BAGHDAD, (BM) – Several Arab media have claimed that in recent hours a second US plane crashed near Iraq’s al-Anbar province, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.

According to media’s sources the aircraft is of the US Air Forces, Spartan C-27J transport aircraft and there were four people on board.

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The Arab media currently spreading this information is from Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, as well as one Russian media outlet.

According to Russian Avia.pro “in the Iraqi province of Anbar, located on the border with Syria, under mysterious circumstances, an American military transport plane crashed. Four people were on board the transport aircraft – all of them died, while a number of sources indicate the fact that, in fact, the American plane crashed after several shells hit the Kataib Hezbollah anti-aircraft installation, which had previously declared a hunt for the American military”.

According Iranian ABNA24“According to Alforat News, an American C-27J transport aircraft has crashed west of al-Anbar province. The report noted that no Iraqi or American official has commented on the incident yet, adding that four of the crew on board have also been killed.”

Acording to Avia.pro “the American side refuses to comment on the information that appeared about the destruction of its aircraft over the western part of Iraq, however, given the fact that such information has been leaked to the media, experts do not exclude that documentary evidence of the crash may appear in the near future”.

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At the moment BulgarianMilitary.com’s sources cannot confirm this information.

There is no official statement at the moment from either the Iraqi government or the United States about the possible incident or the truth of the information.

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Source: Avia.pro. ABNA24, Mehr, LNASHRA