Twenty survive Kyrgyz aircrash

Kyrgyzstan Materials 25 August 2008 00:46 (UTC +04:00)

Twenty people survived when a passenger jet carrying 90 people crashed outside Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek on Sunday, Prime Minister Igor Chudinov said.

"According to preliminary information, 20 out of 90 people on board survived," he told reporters. Earlier, Emergencies Minister Kamchibek Tashiyev said 25 people had survived, according to Reuters.