Iraqi army plane crashes, 3 crew missing: military source

AFP| Last Updated: Mar 16, 2016, 19:36 PM IST

An Iraqi army plane crashed during a reconnaissance flight near the city of Kirkuk on Wednesday and its three crew were missing, a high-ranking military source said, blaming a "technical problem".

The Islamic State jihadist group claimed it had shot down an Iraqi fighter jet in the area, killing five crew members.