Monday, January 16, 2017
Boeing 747-400, MyCargo Airlines on behalf of Turkish Airlines, performing flight TK-6491, TC-MCL: Fatal accident occurred January 16, 2017 near Bishkek-Manas International Airport (FRU), Kyrgyzstan
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan—The health ministry in Kyrgyzstan says a cargo plane crashed in a residential area just outside the Central Asian country’s main airport, killing at least 32 people.
On Monday, the ministry said the Turkey registered Boeing 747-412F crashed just outside the Bishkek-Manas International Airport.
Local emergency services are working on the scene.
Until 2014, the U.S. military operated a military installation at the Manas airport, using it primarily for its operations in Afghanistan.
Story and video: http://www.wsj.com
Posted by Kathryn on 5:44:00 AM