Dozens dead after crash cargo plane Turkish Airlines in Kyrgyzstan

Dozens dead after crash cargo plane Turkish Airlines in Kyrgyzstan

In a plane crash with a freighter in Kyrgyzstan are certainly 35 people to life, reports the Kyrgyz government on Monday.

The plane crashed near the airport Manas.

Rescue workers have the body of the pilot and of the fifteen people now salvaged. The Boeing 747-400 was taken to be at least fifteen houses, reports the Kyrgizische ministry of Health.

Vice-premier Muhammetkaly Abulgaziyev tells a local news agency Akipress that four people on board the plane are deceased and the other 31 dead are residents of the village of Dacha-Suu.


The plane had a layover in Manas, near the capital Bishkek, on the road from Hong Kong to Istanbul, but poor visibility due to fog prevented the landing, according to the local flight guidance.

Akipress reports that the area where the fragments lie about 355 metres by 75 metres.


The last major disaster with a plane of Turkish Airlines dating back to 2009. Then came nine people killed when a boeing 737-800 crashed in a pasture near the airport.

The plane had a faulty altimeter, but according to a report by the Dutch Safety Board had the accident by the pilots can be prevented and failed a go-around. Turkish Airlines offers the conclusions are always challenged and maintains that the pilots of the disaster would not have been able to prevent.

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