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Turkish cargo plane crashes near Kyrgyz capital

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Published: 16 January 2017 Monday, 12:20  PM

Turkish cargo plane crashes near Kyrgyz capital

Bonn, Jan 16 (deutschenews24.de/Euronews)-A Turkish cargo jet has crashed near Kyrgyzstan’s Manas airport killing at least 16 people.

Rescue workers have recovered the body of one pilot and 15 local people whose houses were in the Boeing 747 jet’s crash area.Six children are said to be among the victims.

The plane had been enroute from Hong Kong to Istanbul with a refueling stop in Manas airport.

Turkish plane crashed onto the houses as it failed to reach the runway while attempting to land.

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