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Plane crashes in Kazakhstan: At least 15 fatalities

Source : 112 Ukraine

Fokker-100 passenger aircraft carried 100 people; the plane lost the altitude and hit the barrier curb and a two-story building
09:28, 27 December 2019

Plane crash in Kazakhstan, December 2019
Azzatyq Ryhy

A plane with 100 people aboard crashed in Kazakhstan. The country's Industry Ministry reported that on Facebook.

The tragedy occurred not far from Kyzyl-Tu in Almaty region, at 7.22 local time. 

"Flight No.Z2100 of Bek Air company, aircraft Fokker-100 lost the altitude upon the takeoff and hit the barrier curb, as it was on its way from Almaty to Nursultan. A collision with the two-story building followed", the Ministry reported.

There were 95 passengers and five crew members on board. The first reports indicated seven fatalities; later, the death toll climbed to 15.

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The investigation committee is about to find out why the tragedy happened.

The plane belonged to Bek Air company, which focuses of low-cost transfers and conducts domestic flights.

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