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Antonov An-26 aircraft crashes in Kazakhstan, 4 killed, 2 injured

Christian Fernsby |
Four people were killed and two others injured in Almaty, Kazakhstan, after a Soviet-designed Antonov An-26 plane crash-landed at the city’s airport. The aircraft belonged to the Kazakh National Security Committee (NSC).

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The intelligence agency confirmed that its plane with six crew members aboard crashed during landing in Almaty at 5:22pm local time (11:22 GMT) on Saturday.

Four people were killed in the incident, while two others survived and were rushed to the hospital with serious injuries, the NSC said. The reasons for the crash are currently being investigated, it added.

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