A U.S. Navy plane was destroyed Tuesday when it overshot the runway at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan.
U.S. military authorities say one crew member was slightly injured when the Navy P-3 Orion overshot the runway while landing at the base - the largest U.S. military facility in Afghanistan.
Authorities at the base say the plane sustained serious structural and fire damage as a result of the crash. They say an investigation has begun into what caused the incident.
The P-3 Orion is a workhorse of the Naval aviation fleet and is used as a reconnaissance aircraft and for maritime and anti-submarine patrol activities.
Some information for this report was provided by AP and Reuters.