At least 32 people, including six children, were killed when a cargo plane crashed near Kyrgyzstan’s capital, Bishkek on Monday, according to a Kyrgyz official.
The aircraft on a flight from Hong-Kong to Bishkek crashed during a landing approach due to bad weather conditions at 7:31 local time (01:31 GMT), Kyrgyzstan Deputy Prime Minister Muhambetkaliy Abulkaziyev announced.
According to NationalTurk News, The Bishkek airport authorities said the cargo plane, which belongs to ACT Airlines, crashed into a residential area.
The flight had five crew members on board, and one of them survived, as the plane crashed in a residential area, Kyrgyz Health Ministry informed.
The ministry also said there were four injured people receiving treatment in hospitals currently. The research and rescue efforts are ongoing.