In the crash of a cargo Boeing 747 Turkish Airlines near Bishkek Manas airport, 32 people died, among them three of the pilot, said the health Ministry of Kyrgyzstan.
According to the emergencies Ministry of Kyrgyzstan, the plane crashed in the area of suburban settlement in the vicinity of the airport. So, “Boeing” fell to the territory of a horticultural society “the Aviator”, in which there are approximately 43 homes, of which about 30 were injured, reported local media.
The Turkish airlines plane carried out flight Istanbul – Bishkek.
The Ministry of transport of Kyrgyzstan said it will create a special Commission to investigate the causes of the crash. According to the representative of the Ministry, specialists have to establish that was the cause of the fall — “technical problems or bad weather conditions.” He added that at the airport of Bishkek were observed in thick fog.
The Ministry of transport of Kyrgyzstan also said that the Turkish Airlines plane crashed while landing in 1.5–2 km from the runway of Manas airport. The representative of the Ministry said that the plane followed the route Hong Kong — Bishkek — Istanbul.
National channel of Kyrgyzstan ktrk in connection with the crash of the aircraft will stop on Monday the broadcast of entertainment programs. “Ktrk removes from the air all entertainment transmission. Offer our deepest condolences to the families,” he wrote in his Facebook head of the channel Ilim of Karypbekov.
According to the Agency, collapsed Boeing 747 Turkish Airlines made a flight from Hong Kong. He was about to land at 07:25 Bishkek time (04:25 GMT). According to the head of the Center crisis management Ministry of emergency situations of the Republic of Muhammad Zvarova, onboard the liner there was a crew of regular number — two pilots and technical workers.