U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 8 (CLB-8), 2nd Marine Logistics Group (Fwd.), arrive at the impact site with French soldiers to recover the wreckage of a French Mirage 2000 jet fighter aircraft northwest of Forward Operating Base Delaram, Helmand province, Afghanistan, May 25, 2011. CLB-8 assisted the French forces in support of International Security Assistance Force operations. (DoD photo by SSgt Jeff Kaus, U.S. Marine Corps/Released)
The plane went down Tuesday due to malfunction. The crew is safe.