BREAKING MyCargo cargo Boeing 747-400F crashed in Kirguistan

lunes, 16 de enero de 2017

Over 30 people have been killed after Boeing 747-400F crashed into a small village in Kyrgyzstan. The aircraft was believed to be making a stop-over in Bishkek before continuing onto Istanbul.

A MyCargo Airlines Boeing 747-400 freighter on behalf of Turkish Airlines, registration TC-MCL performing flight TK-6491 from Hong Kong (China) to Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) with 4 crew, was on final approach to Bishkek's runway 26 at 07:18L (01:18z) when the aircraft went around from very low height but did not climb out to safety, impacted terrain about 1100 meters/3600 feet past the runway end and went through a couple of houses of a village. All 4 crew on board the 747 as well as 28 people on the ground perished, 8 people on the ground received injuries and were taken to hospitals.

Boeing Statement on Flight TK6491 Accident in Kyrgyzstan
SEATTLE, Jan. 16, 2107 -- Boeing extends its deepest condolences to the families of those who perished in the Flight TK6491 accident near Manas Airport Kyrgyzstan, operated by ACT Airlines, as well as its wishes for the recovery of those injured. A Boeing technical team stands ready to provide assistance at the request and under the direction of government investigating authorities.

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