U.S. military plane crashes in Kyrgyzstan

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Wreckage from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 tanker aircraft wreckage is strewn across a field near the village of Chaldovar, about 100 miles (160 kms) west of the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek, Friday, May 3, 2013. The emergencies ministry in Kyrgyzstan says a US military plane has crashed in the country. Kyrgyzstan hosts a US base that is used for troops transiting into and out of Afghanistan and for C-135 tanker planes that refuel warplanes in flight. (AP Photo/Vladimir Voronin)

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A U.S. military refueling plane crashed in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan on May 3 shortly after taking off from a base in Afghanistan, leaving the fate of its three American crew unknown. (Reuters)

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