[Updated at 7:59 a.m. ET] A plane that was reported missing with 44 people on board has crashed in Afghanistan, Interior Ministry spokesman Zemarai Basharay said Monday.
The plane was carrying 38 passengers and six crew, a government official told CNN.
The plane was en route from Kunduz to Kabul, Raz Mohammad Alami of theMinistry of Transport and Civil Aviation said.
There were reports of a huge sound in the Salang Pass.