At least 14 killed in Bek Air Kazakhstan plane crash
Topics: BEK AIR KAZAKHSTAN PLANE CRASH
The Bek Air aircraft hit a concrete wall and a two-story building after takeoff from Almaty International Airport. It said the plane lost attitude at 7:22 a.m. (0122 GMT).
In a statement on its Facebook page, the airport said there was no fire and a rescue operation got underway immediately following the crash.
The plane was flying to Nur-Sultan, the country’s capital formerly known as Astana.
The aircraft was identified as a Fokker-100. ■