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Update: 14 killed as Bek Air aircraft crashes in Kazakhstan

27 December 2019  

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KAZAKHSTAN: Bek Air aircraft with 100 people including five crew members on board has crashed near Almaty, killing at least 14 people in Kazakhstan, international media reports said.

According to the news reports the Bek Air aircraft crashed into a building shortly after taking off at Almaty airport on Friday morning.

Meanwhile, emergency service personnel have rushed to the scene and seven deaths have been confirmed. Survivors are being evacuated, the reports said.

22 people have been hospitalized in grave condition, reports said.

The plane was taking off before dawn. The plane was en route from Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city, to the country’s capital of Nursultan.

It said the plane lost height at 07:22 local time (01:22 GMT), before striking a concrete barrier and crashing into a two-story building. (Agencies)

Publish Date : 27 December 2019 11:20 AM

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