Kazakhstan • 27 December, 2019

Bek air plane crashes near Almaty

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The Bek Air plane crashed today near Almaty city. Some of the passengers have survived, Kazinform reports.

 

Emergency service rushed to the site, the Almaty Airport said in a statement.

The Z2100 flight en route Almaty-Nur-Sultan took off from the Almaty International Airport at 7:22 am this morning. The plane lost its altitude near Kyzyl Tu village and crashed into a two-storey building there.

95 passengers and 5 crew members were reportedly onboard of the Bek Air plane. The surviving passengers and crew members are being evacuated.

Prime Minister of the country Askar Mamin ordered to form the Government Commission which will investigate the fatal plane crash. The causes and circumstances of the plane crash are to be determined.

 

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