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Kyrgyzstan, recuperati 31 corpi

Incidente aereo vicino allo scalo di Manas
fonte: ilVelino/AGV NEWS/Sputnik
di red/ilp

Trentuno corpi e nove parti di cadaveri sono stati recuperate dopo lo schianto del cargo della Turkish Airline in Kyrgyzstan. Lo ha comunicato l’ufficio presidenziale. L’aereo, un Boeing 747, è precipitato nei pressi dell’aeroporto di Manas mentre era in volo da Hong Kong a Istanbul via Bishkek. Non sono note ancora le cause dello schianti e la compagnia turca sta cercando di capire la sorte dell’equipaggio. Secondo il ministro delle emergenze kyrgizo sarebbero oltre 37 le vittime.

Up to 31 bodies and nine body parts have been uncovered at the crash site of a cargo flight in Kyrgyzstan, the Kyrgyz presidential press service said Monday. “Preliminary data indicates that the death of at least 31 people has been established and nine human body parts have been found near Manas airport as a result of the Boeing 747 crash,” the press service said, citing information obtained from the emergencies minister. The Boeing 747 operated by Turkey’s ACT Airlines crashed into homes near Manas airport while en route from Hong Kong to Istanbul via Bishkek. An ACT Airlines official told RIA Novosti in Ankara that the causes of the crash have not yet been established, and that the company was working to identify the whereabouts of its four crew members. Up to 37 people have been killed in the crash, the Kyrgyz Ministry of Emergency Situations said earlier in the day.