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Rescuers Reach Afghan Plane Crash Site

NATO-led peacekeeping troops in Afghanistan have reached the wreckage of an Afghan airliner that crashed into a mountain during a snowstorm last week, apparently killing everyone on board.

Coalition spokesman Major Joseph Bowman told reporters in Kabul that a small team of medics and other experts reached the site Monday as weather cleared.

NATO helicopters spotted the wreckage Saturday, but could not take the recovery team to site because of fog, subzero temperatures and up to two meters of snow.

The Kam Air flight, which originated in the western Afghan city of Herat, had 104 people on board. The Boeing 737 jet crashed Thursday while approaching Kabul.

Some information for this report provided by AP and AFP.