Dozens Die As Turkish Cargo Jet Hits Homes

 Dozens Die As Turkish Cargo Jet Hits Homes

The Boeing 747 operated by ACT Airlines crashed as it was about to land in fog at Manas airport, 25km (15 miles) north of the capital, Bishkek.
At least 15 buildings were destroyed in the village outside the airport, with a number of children among the dead.
Flight TK6491 was to have stopped at Manas en route to Istanbul in Turkey.
Kyrgyz authorities have declared a day of mourning for Tuesday.
ACT is an Istanbul-based airline operating under the name MyCargo. The plane
is believed to have been about 14 years old.
According to preliminary information, the plane crashed due to a pilot error.”


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