Turkish plane of ACT Airways company crashes in Bishkek early in the morning

Turkish plane crashes in Bishkek
big tragedy in Bishkek 16/01/17

Turkish cargo plane takes lives of more than 35 Kyrgyz citizens after crashing in the village near "Manas" airport in the capital of Kyrgyzstan. Whose mistake ruined so many lives?

Early in the morning of January 16, 2017 the plane, which belonged to the private Turkish company ACT havayolları crashed near the airport "Manas" in Bishkek. The Boeing 747, flying from Hong Kong to Bishkek, crashed into a small village, located a few kilometers away from a runway strip.

The consequences of this plane crash to the people of the Kyrgyz Republic are truly terrible, because the tragedy took the lives of 38 people, there were small children, pregnant women and whole families among them, many people got serious injuries. Bishkek is filled with sorrow and tears, words cannot explain the feelings experienced by relatives of the victims.

Crashed plane has destroyed about 30 houses completely, many houses are seriously damaged. Was the dense fog the reason of this tragedy of a, or was it a pilot’s mistake or other technical problems of the aircraft? The answer are going to be found by the results of the investigation. Moreover the procedure of bodies’ identification continues. We express our sincere condolences to the brotherly people of Kyrgyzstan, our hearts grieve together with you.