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Turkish cargo jet crash kills at least 30 in Kyrgyzstan

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A Turkish cargo jet crashed near Kyrgyzstan's Manas airport on Monday, killing at least 30 people, most of them residents of a village struck by the Boeing 747 as it tried to land in dense fog, Kyrgyz officials said.


According to the airport administration, the plane was supposed to make a stopover at Manas, near the capital city Bishkek, on its way from Hong Kong to Istanbul. It crashed when trying to land in poor visibility at 7:31 a.m. (0131 GMT).


The doomed plane damaged 15 buildings in the village, said Mukhammed Svarov, head of crisis management center at the emergencies ministry, adding that at least 30 people had been killed.


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The Cargo operator is ACT Cargo which is one of AirCargo companies in Turkey. They are operating a fleet formed with A300 and B747-400. The flight was onbehalf Turkish Airlines operated by ACT cargo as like wetlease by Turkish Airlines.(thatswhy flight number begins TK...)

 

Some of reports says that, the crash has been occured while go around (CATIIIb conditions) but there is no further detailed information. CVR and FDR have been found.

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