Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 16
The Kyrgyz government created a commission to investigate the Boeing 747 cargo plane crash near Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Cabinet of Ministers said, RIA Novosti reported Jan. 16.
According to Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov’s order, the government commission will be headed by the country’s First Deputy Prime Minister Muhammetkaly Abulgaziev, the message said.
Boeing 747 cargo plane on a flight from Hong-Kong crashed near Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Jan. 16 morning. The plane crashed several kilometers from the Manas airport.
The plane damaged 32 houses in the crash area. There were 5 crew members onboard aircraft.
The death toll has risen up to 37.