Monday, 16 January 2017

Turkish cargo plane from Hong Kong crashes into Kyrgyzstan homes

A Turkish cargo plane flying from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 32 people, most of them on the ground, say officials.
The Boeing 747 crashed amid fog into homes near Manas airport, about 25km (15 miles) north of the capital, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz government said.
At least 15 buildings were destroyed and a number of children were reported to be among the dead.
Flight TK6491 was to have stopped at Manas en route to Istanbul in Turkey.

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