Provincial governor spokesman, Ataullah Khogyani, confirming the report, said that the incident took place late Sunday evening in a mountanous region.
Mr. Khogyani said it was yet not clear if the aircraft belonged to the Afghan national security forces.
Local residents in the area have confirmed that an aircraft has crashed in a remote and mountanous area.
The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) confirmed that the aircraft did not belong to coalition security forces.
ISAF following a statement said, “We are aware of reports of an unknown aircraft down in eastern Afghanistan. Currently, there are no operational reports to indicate ISAF involvement and there were no reports of insurgent activity in the area at the time of the incident was reported.”