Dozens dead after crash Turkish freighter in Kyrgyzstan

Dozens dead after crash Turkish freighter in Kyrgyzstan

In an accident 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.

According to initial reports was the aircraft of the Turkish airline Turkish Airlines. The company says, however, told Reuters that the crashed aircraft was the property of the Turkish cargomaatschappij ACT Airlines.


First images plane crash in Kyrgyzstan


The plane had a layover in Manas, near the capital Bishkek. The aircraft was on its way from Hong Kong to Istanbul. According to the local air traffic control prevented poor visibility due to dense fog, the layover.

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

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