Turkish cargo Boeing 747 crashes in Kyrgyzstan



    Turkish cargo Boeing 747 crashes in Kyrgyzstan

    Jan.16, Ankara: A Turkish cargo jet has crashed near Kyrgyzstan's Manas airport, killing at least 32 people, most of them residents of a village struck by the Boeing 747 as it tried to land in dense fog, Kyrgyz officials said.

    According to the airport administration, the plane was supposed to make a stopover at Manas, 25km north of capital Bishkek, on its way from Hong Kong to Istanbul on Monday.

    It crashed when trying to land in poor visibility at 7:31 local time (01:31 GMT).

    The Oslo Times International News Network

     
     

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