Kazakhstan Plane Crash: A passenger plane that left Kazakhstan crashed shortly after take off. There are reported to be 100 people aboard the plane. According to the news agency AP report, the number of dead is stated to be 14. Beck Air Flight 2100 lost contact just minutes after take off as per local time (7.05 am). At present, the rescue operation is going on and the work of evacuating those trapped in the aircraft is going on. The cause of the plane crash has not been known yet.
The aircraft took off from Almaty Airport in Kazakhstan, but soon after take off the radar lost contact and the plane crashed. So far 14 people are killed and 35 are injured in the accident. In the video of the incident, it appears to be on fire after a plane crash. Video footage shows that the fire spreads very fast and takes place in the surrounding houses.
BREAKING: ITAR-TASS says Kazakhstan's aviation authority reports at least 7 killed in Bek Air plane crash outside Almaty airport.— The Associated Press (@AP) December 27, 2019
95 passengers and 5 crew members were in the aircraft
Kazakhstan Plane Crash: In the video, firefighters are seen doing relief work immediately after the incident. The aircraft carried 95 passengers and 5 crew members. The aircraft took off from the country's largest city and former capital Almaty to Noorsultan, the capital of Kazakhstan. The Almaty Airport and Emergency Service Department say that work is being done on a war footing to rescue those trapped in the aircraft.