Pamir Airways plane carrying 41 people missing between Kunduz and Kabul

By BNO News

KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A Pamir Airways passenger plane carrying more than 40 people went missing between Kunduz and Kabul on Monday, according to the airline.

A manager for the airline said the Antonov An-24 aircraft departed Kunduz Airport at 8.30 a.m. local time. "There are 38 passengers on board," he said, adding that there were also three crew members on board. Six of those on board were foreigners, while the 35 others were Afghans.

"It departed at 8.30 and about ten minutes later we lost contact," the manager said.

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