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  US military plane crashes in Pakistan
Updated 09 January 2002, 21.15
A KC-130 like the one that crashed
A US military plane has crashed in Pakistan with seven Marines on board.

So far the US military have not said if any of those on board have died, or how the crash might have happened.

The plane crashed into a hill

Where the crash happened
The plane crashed into a hill in Kharan district in southern Pakistan when coming into land.

The marines were flying aboard a KC-130, which is an aircraft that is used to refuel helicopters in flight.

A spokesman for the US Marines, Major Chris Hughes, said the crew were travelling towards a US base near Shamsi.

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