VIDEO: TURKISH Cargo Plane Crashes in KYRGYZSTAN

VIDEO: TURKISH Cargo Plane Crashes in KYRGYZSTAN

TURKISH PLANE Crashes in KYRGYZSTAN.

A Turkish Cargo Plane crashed in Kyrgyzstan this Morning due to Reasons related to poor visibility although Terrorist Attacks have not been ruled out yet. See Graphic Photos and Video Below:

According to a statement from Kyrgyzstan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations:

‘At least 37 people were killed when a Turkish cargo plane crashed into a village in Kyrgyzstan. The number of victims is increasing quickly’.

The plane crashed at 7:18 a.m. local time about two kilometers (1.2 miles) away from the airport, according to Kyrgyzstan’s state-run Kabar Agency.

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Poor visibility was likely a factor, Kubatbek Boronov, the minister of Emergency Situations, told Kabar. The Boeing 747 was headed from Hong Kong to Kyrgyzstan’s capital of Bishek, according to data from the tracking website FlightRadar24.

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The cargo plane was operated by ACT airlines, an Istanbul-based freight airline, but was flown for Turkish Airlines the country’s national carrier under their flight number. ACT Airlines, which according to its website operates a fleet entirely made up of jumbo 747s, also operates as my Cargo Airlines.

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At least 15 houses were destroyed as the plane appeared to overshoot its landing and hit the village of Dacha-Suu, an area popular for holiday homes One eyewitness told AFP news agency: “The plane crashed into the houses. It killed entire families. There’s nothing left of the houses. Many people were sleeping”

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The plane that crashed was manufactured in 2003 and it first flew for Singapore Airlines Cargo, according to flight tracking from Flightradar24 and a detailed description of the aircraft on the company’s website.

See Video Report Below:

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