Body of fourth pilot identified, the Ministry of Health reported.
Recall, the bodies of three crew members of Boeing-747, which crashed on January 16 in the area of Manas airport, were sent to Turkey immediately after identification. The fourth body couldn't be identified without DNA testing.
"On January 24 specialist from Turkey and staff of the Republican Center of Forensic Medicine took sample of biological material for DNA analysis. It was sent to Turkey, where the procedure was performed. Yesterday, January 26, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic received the result of DNA research," the Ministry of Health noted.
"It was established that the DNA of an unknown person (presumably the fourth pilot) and a relative are identical to each other. These persons may be the descendants of the same male person. The body will be sent to Turkey today late at night," the department added.
Recall, when a plane crash in Dacha SU on January 16, it killed 39 people, including four crew members.