In Kyrgyzstan, when landing at Manas airport in Bishkek on Monday, January 16, crashed cargo plane Boeing-747-400 Turkish Airlines, which was flying from Hong Kong. It is reported by RIA «Novosti» with reference to the head of the Center crisis management Ministry of emergency situations of the Republic of Muhammad Swarov.
According to the Ministry of transport of the country, the plane crashed in 1,5-2 km from the runway at the houses of the village Dacha-Suu Solunskogo district. As reports «24.kg», as a result of the disaster killed 37 people, including four pilots. TASS in the Ministry of health of the Republic reported that eight people were hospitalized from the scene in serious condition, including six children.
The Minister of transport and roads Jamshid Khalilov reported IA «24.kg» the preliminary cause of the crash. According to him, the crashed Boeing does not fit into the runway of the Manas airport. Earlier it was reported that the wreck could occur from-for difficult weather conditions.
As have informed on Monday «Interfax» in the Ministry of transport and roads of Kyrgyzstan, the crew was composed of five people, the plane followed the route Hong Kong-Bishkek-Istanbul. A source at the airport «Manas», said that due to heavy fog in conditions of poor visibility, the plane could not fit into the strip.
«Interfax» with reference to the EMERCOM of the Republic reported that the destruction of about 15 private houses, there was a fire. According to the representative a press-Department services, the fire was quickly localized.
In turn, the country’s Ministry of health reported that among the victims discovered the villagers — nine adults and six children. Also found the body of one crew member.
The body of the pilot killed in the crash of the aircraft close to the airport of Manas, delivered in the national morgue. In the organization of health Bishkek delivered to the victims in a plane crash, three of them children and teenagers. «Almost all indicated in the diagnosis of polytrauma: burns, head trauma, spine,» added the source.
The crashed Boeing was flying from Hong Kong to Istanbul and had to refuel at the airport Manas.
The Agency 24.kg publishes a video taken near the scene of the crash.
Manas airport is closed because of the crash of the Turkish plane. In addition, blocked all the roads to the air port.
The President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev expressed condolences to the relatives and friends of the victims in the crash of a Turkish plane. About it reports a press-service of the head of state.
He also ordered to assist in treating and restoring health to victims in the plane crash. The government was instructed to thoroughly investigate the causes of the tragedy and to take measures to eliminate the consequences of the crash, the report said.
In addition, it became known that the government of Kyrgyzstan created a Commission which will establish causes of accident of the plane. «By order of the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan of Sooronbay Zheenbekov a government Commission to study the causes of the disaster that occurred on January 16 close to the airport «Manas», — told «Interfax» on Monday in a press-service of the government.
Earlier in Kyrgyzstan crashed An-2 plane owned by a private company, «valor air». In the crash killed three people who were on Board the aircraft. It is reported that the aircraft collided with the ground, and then caught fire.
In Kyrgyzstan crashed cargo plane of Turkish airlines: more than 30 dead 16.01.2017