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crashed in Africa off the coast of Djibouti, a Pentagon spokeswoman said on Friday.
There was no reason to believe hostile fire was involved in the crash, CNN said, quoting U.S. officials.
The CJTF-HOA mission is focused on detecting, disrupting, and ultimately defeating transnational terrorist groups operating in the region – denying safe havens, external support, and material assistance for terrorist activity.
CJTF-HOA is comprised of Soldiers, Marines, Sailors, Airmen, civilians and partner nations. In addtion to Civil Affairs missions (drilling wells, medical care, renovation of schools and clinics, etc.), CJTF-HOA also conducts military-to-military training, which includes counterterrorism training