14 Killed, 35 Injured In Kazakhstan Plane Crash

Kazakhstan plane crash  - Sakshi Post

MOSCOW: A Kazakhstan plane with 100 people aboard crashed shortly after takeoff early Friday, killing at least 14 people while at least 35 others survived with injuries, officials in Almaty said.

Almaty International Airport officials said that the Bek Air plane had 100 passengers and crew abroad, and hit a concrete fence and a two-story building shortly after takeoff.

The airport 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.

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