May 2nd, 2013
01:39 PM ET

U.S. cargo plane crash in Afghanistan purportedly caught on video

There is dramatic new video tonight of the civilian cargo plane crash that killed seven Americans on Monday just moments after taking off from Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan.

We want to warn our viewers, the video is disturbing.

747 crash purportedly caught on video

The crash was captured via dash cam video by a U.S. contractor who was driving in the area. Investigators are still trying to determine what caused the deadly crash, but according to officials, the plane was carrying tons of equipment, including vehicles and other cargo as the U.S. military begins pulling out of Afghanistan. 

Outfront tonight:  John Hansman is a professor of aeronautics and astronautics at M.I.T.

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