Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 16
By Orkhan Quluzade – Trend:
Turkey’s Ministry of Transport, Maritime and Communication will send two experts to Kyrgyzstan to investigate the crash of a cargo plane, says a message from the ministry.
The Turkish Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communication Ahmet Arslan during a phone conversation with his Kyrgyz counterpart Jamshid Khalilov conveyed his condolences and expressed Ankara’s readiness to provide assistance to investigate the causes of the accident.
The Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has earlier said in a phone conversation with the Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Erlan Abdyldaev that he is ready to provide any assistance in connection with the plane crash near Bishkek.
Boeing 747-400 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.
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