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37 dead after Turkish cargo plane hits village in Kyrgyzstan

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first_img 12,410 Views At least 30 people were killed when a Turkish cargo plane crashed in Kyrgyzstan, Russian state media reports https://t.co/q3IhqfLdoE pic.twitter.com/RUmiiX8t8B— CNN (@CNN) January 16, 2017 Share4 Tweet Email Jan 16th 2017, 7:33 AM Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Monday 16 Jan 2017, 7:33 AM Photos of #TK6491 which appears to have crashed into homes. https://t.co/ruXKEgxv4i #aviation #Kyrgyzstan pic.twitter.com/NqwnlNfDZp— Steve Herman (@W7VOA) January 16, 2017 https://jrnl.ie/3188766 By Associated Press Source: CNN/Twitter Kyrgyz Emergency Ministry officials work among remains of a crashed Turkish Boeing 747 cargo plane Image: Vladimir Voronincenter_img More than a thousand rescue workers were working on the scene by late morning in the residential area where 15 houses have been destroyed, Deputy Prime Minister Mukhammetkaly Abulgaziyev said.The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. Kyrgyz Emergency Situations Minister Kubatbek Boronov told reporters that it was foggy this morning at Manas when the plane came down but weather conditions were not critical. Kyrgyz Emergency Ministry officials work among remains of a crashed Turkish Boeing 747 cargo plane Short URL Until 2014, the US military operated a military installation at the Manas airport, using it primarily for its operations in Afghanistan.Turkish media reports say the plane belonged to an Istanbul-based cargo company and it had departed from Hong Kong.Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called his Kyrgyz counterpart, Erlan Abdildaev, to offer Turkey’s condolences, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said.Read: Eight men hold as much wealth as half the planet combined> 10 Comments A CARGO PLANE crashed in a residential area just outside the main airport in the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan this morning, killing at least 37 people according to the Emergency Situations Ministry.The Turkish Boeing 747 crashed just outside the Manas airport, south of the capital Bishkek, killing people in the residential area adjacent to the airport as well as those on the plane.Reports of the death toll range from 31 to 37 people, according to emergency officials and the presidential press office. Images from the scene showed the nose of the plane stuck inside a brick house. 37 dead after Turkish cargo plane hits village in Kyrgyzstan It’s reported that most of those killed were villagers on the ground. Image: Vladimir Voronin Source: Steve Herman/Twitterlast_img read more

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