Over 14 killed in Kazakhstan passenger plane crash

Over 14 killed many injured in Kazakhstan passenger plan crash
ALMATY: More than ninety-five passengers and five crew members on board crashed in a Bek Air plane on Friday near the city of Almaty in Kazakhstan quickly after taking off, in which fourteen people died and several were injured.
The Almaty mayor office said that at least fourteen passengers have been killed and twenty-two have been hospitalised in critical condition.

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According to the reports, the Fokker-100 aircraft was heading for the capital, Nur Sultan, and “lost altitude in the course of takeoff and broke through a concrete fence” before hitting a two-story building.
The pictures of the site published by the media showed the plane torn into two parts next to a house half-demolished by the impact. The crash site in Almerek village has been cordoned off by the police and civil aviation authorities just beyond the end of the runway.
The aviation committee said that it was suspending all flight of that type of aircraft, authorities further have not suggested any possible cause of the accident.

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Expressing the condolences Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said, “Those responsible will face tough punishment in accordance with the law.”
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