In the crash of passenger aircraft of Kazakh airline Bek Air, crashed after takeoff into a two-storey building in the residential sector, 12 people were killed, another 49 people were injured. About a plane crash is reported in Facebook the airport of Alma-ATA. Liner Fokker-100 was flying in Nur-Sultan, onboard there were 93 passengers and five crew members. According to preliminary data, Russians among them.
As reported by “Interfax” the head of the city Department of public health Tleukhan Abildayev, hospitals delivered 66 victims, 50 were hospitalized, the condition of 12 of them seriously. Later it became known that died in the hospital one victim. It was also alleged that only 15 people died.
Then the Ministry of health of Kazakhstan has published the list of victims in the incident on Friday the plane crash near Alma-ATA. According to preliminary data of the Ministry, the victims of the tragedy were 12 people, including the commander of the aircraft. As reported by the official representative of the Committee for emergency situations of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Kazakhstan Nurakhmetov, hospitalized 49 people. The police confirmed that 12 people were killed.
All on Board were 5 crew members and 93 passengers, including foreign citizens: two citizens of Ukraine, one citizen of Kyrgyzstan, a citizen of China, and the rest – the citizens of Kazakhstan, reports TASS with reference to the press service of the MIA of Kazakhstan.
The victims have a closed craniocerebral injury, closed fractures of the hip, injury to the lower limbs, hip injuries, said a source in medical circles. It was also reported that hospitalized eight children with polytrauma, they were conscious.
According to the passenger of the crashed plane Nazaraliev Aslan, rescue long getting to the crash site, people had to leave the aircraft on their own. An eyewitness account leads Zakon.kz.
In search and rescue operations involved more than 976 people and 70 pieces of equipment, 33 brigade ambulance. Works operational investigative group, the area of the scene cordoned off.
At the crash site found the flight data recorders, said the Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Roman Sklyar.
What was the cause of the crash is still unknown. At take-off the airliner lost altitude and crashed into a two-storey building, which, according to the Department of emergency situations Almaty, nobody was there.
To investigate the incident created a governmental Commission headed by the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin. The interior Ministry opened a criminal case under part 3 of article 344 (violation of safety rules and operation of air transport) criminal code of Kazakhstan.
According to Sklar, the plane was double-tapped the rear part of the runway. “It’s either pilot error or technical reasons,” he said. “Runway, we now have seen, was in perfect condition. The friction coefficient was 0.5. It meets all the criteria,” – said the Deputy Prime Minister.
On Friday has published the talks of the pilots of the collapsed liner with the Manager.
“Bek Air 2100, wind 040 degrees 05 right cleared for takeoff,” says the Manager. “05 the right, 2100, good day, good day to you!” – meets the pilot of the plane. Then the Manager tries several times to reestablish communication with an aircraft, then announces the alarm, reports “Interfax”.
Flights of the Fokker-100 in Kazakhstan suspended. Also temporarily suspended the activities of Bek Air. The President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev has promised that all guilty will be punished. 28 December is declared day of national mourning.
The plane crashed, had a certificate of airworthiness, issued in may 2019. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of industry and infrastructural development of Kazakhstan.
“Certificate of airworthiness for the aircraft was issued in may 2019. Date of issue of the Board – April 1996. Kazakhstan registered in the registry August 26, 2016 (the number of the certificate 940). The airline “Bek air” was nine sides”, – is spoken in the Ministry message, quoted by TASS.
На месте крушения самолёта в Казахстане работают спасатели. Так как самолёт упал в жилом секторе, идёт эвакуация жителей.
Продолжаются поиски пассажиров самолёта. МЧС и пожарные разбирают завалы pic.twitter.com/OtBy5OTQr0
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