(NEW YORK) -- A U.S. military plane has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, the country's emergency situations ministry confirms to ABC News.
It is not yet clear how many people were on board nor if there were any casualties.
The ministry says the aircraft went down Friday afternoon near the village of Chaldovar, about 100 miles from the capital of Bishkek.
Rescue teams have been dispatched to the site of the crash.
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