The government of Kyrgyzstan announced the preliminary version of the reasons of accident of the cargo "Boeing" in the suburbs of Bishkek. According to the first conclusions of experts, the liner did not fit into the runway due to a technical failure or weather conditions.
At the scene continue to work rescuers. Huge "the Boeing" has destroyed more than 30 homes. Information about the victims will announce after the final rubble. At this hour, the rescuers found the bodies of 37 people. 11 victims were hospitalized with serious injuries. Among the victims many children. Died and the whole crew.
According to the Russian Embassy in Bishkek, none of the Russians was not injured. About the 7th morning local time, cargo "the Boeing - 747", which belonged to a private Turkish airline Cargo Turkish Avia, was supposed to land at Bishkek airport, but crashed 2 km from the concrete strip, directly into a residential village. Experts as a preliminary cause of the accident call the version that the liner did not fit into the runway due to a technical failure or weather conditions. But what exactly happened will be known only after decoding of flight recorders. The national red Crescent society has announced an urgent fundraising for the victims. All necessary assistance promised to provide the Kyrgyz authorities. President Atambayev expressed condolences to the families of the victims of this tragedy.
On Tuesday, Kyrgyzstan announced a national day of mourning.
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