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Turkish cargo plane crashes into Kyrgyzstan village

The jet destroyed twenty homes trying to land in heavy fog, killing at least 37 people
A Turkish cargo plane travelling from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan resulting in the death of at least thirty seven people, according to government officials. The fourteen year old Boeing 747 TC-MCL, owned by ATL Airlines, crashed as it attempted to land in heavy fog at Manas airport. Flight TK6491 was scheduled to re-fuel at Manas airport on the way to Istanbul, the Turkish capital. The pilot's error Around twenty buildings were destroyed in the crash, with multiple children among those dead. On state TV, Kyrgzstan deputy prime minster Muhammetklay Abulgaziev said: "According to preliminary information attained by the government, the plane crashed due to an error made by the pilot". A local witness, Baktygul Kurbatova, stated: "I woke up because of the bright light outside. I couldn't comprehend what had happened. It turned out that the ceiling and the walls were caving in on us. I was petrified but I managed to cover my child's face to protect him from the debris. One of the...
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