This amazing video of a Boeing 747 crashing soon after take-off has made it’s way onto the internet. Filmed by a dash cam, the footage shows the plane in a steep climb before it suddenly plummets back down to the ground. All crew members, believed to total seven, are reported killed in the crash
The flight out of Bagram, located 50 kilometres north of Kabul, had been operated by the US-based National Air Cargo company.
Afghanistan’s Ministry of Transportation and Commercial Aviation is leading the investigation into the crash, the NTSB have assigned accredited representatives joining the investigation.
Several observers on the ground reported the National Air Cargo Boeing 747-400 had just lifted off and was climbing through approximately 1200 feet when it’s nose sharply rose, the aircraft appeared to have stalled and came down erupting in a blaze.
According to a listener on frequency the crew reported the aircraft stalled due to a possible load shift. The aircraft was carrying 5 military vehicles.