16/01/17 06:31, Bishkek – 24.kg news agency, by Anton LYMAR
Turkish cargo plane crashed today nearby Manas airport in Bishkek. The crash occurred at 7.31 a.m.
24.kg news agency presents chronicles of events. Information is updated.
16.05. A black box of the crashed Boeing 747 found. The search for two other flight recorders continues.
14.46. Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to Kyrgyzstan in connection with numerous victims caused by the crash of the aircraft on houses near Bishkek.
14.00. Minister of Transport and Roads Zhamshitbek Kalilov told 24.kg news agency that search for "black box" continues.
12.54. More than a thousand people are working at the crash site. According to preliminary data, 23 houses destroyed in a plane crash near Bishkek.
12.54. 11 injured were taken to medical facilities of Bishkek as a result of plane crash. Information support department of the head of the Cabinet reported.
12.46. Interstate Aviation Committee will investigate plane crash at the international airport. The first Vice Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammetkaliy Abulgaziev told journalists.
12.45. ACT Airlines, whose Boeing-747 crashed in Bishkek, issued an official message.
12.43. According to preliminary data, at least 31 people and fragments of 9 human bodies were found.
12.41. Bishkek prosecutor's office opened a criminal case under article "Violation of safety rules and operation of air transport, resulting in the death of several persons" of the Criminal Code on the plane crash.
12.40. Bishkek Research Center of Traumatology and Orthopedics has everything needed to render a highly qualified emergency assistance to the victims.
12.31. Turkish media have published the names of pilots killed in the crash.
12.29. Lenin district administration of Bishkek started collection of necessities for those whose houses were damaged in the Turkish aircraft crash.
12.17. Crashed at Manas airport plane was not owned by Turkish Airlines. According to preliminary information, the aircraft was used by other Turkish company - MyCargo ACT Airlines.
12.03. A government commission to study the causes of the plane crash in Kyrgyzstan was formed.
12.00. Turkish cargo plane twice tried to come in for landing and damaged signal lights on the runway. The aircraft damaged trees 200 meters from the runway and the building of air navigation.
11.56. Speaker of Parliament Chynybay Tursunbekov condolences to the families and friends of the victims. Text of appeal was issued by a press service of the Parliament.
11.43. Turkish Boeing 747 crashed in the territory of Aviator horticultural society which has about 43 houses, 30 of which were damaged.
11.30. January 17 was announced a mourning day in connection with the crash of a Turkish cargo plane in Kyrgyzstan. Press service of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.
11.22. President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev expressed condolences to the relatives of those killed in the crash of the cargo plane and ordered to assist the victims.
11.15. Mufti of Kyrgyzstan Maksat azhi Toktomushev on behalf of the Spiritual Directorate of the Muslims of Kyrgyzstan and from himself personally expressed condolences to the families of those killed in the village of Dacha-Suu, Sokuluk district in a plane crash near Manas airport.
11.14. Psychologists and psychiatrists who provide assistance to the relatives of those killed and injured are working at the scene.
11.12. The owner of five houses that were hit by Turkish Boeing 747 crash Yuriy Andreyev told 24.kg news agency that two families lived in each of the houses.
11.08. Rapid response service 112 was opened in Bishkek for information about the plane crash that occurred today in the village of Dacha-Suu, Chui region.
11.03. The cause of the plane crash near Manas airport is still unknown. The head of the Crisis Situations Management Center of Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammed Svarov told 24.kg news agency.
10.57. Agent 024: Video from plane crash site in Bishkek.
10.37. Plane Crash in Bishkek. The crash site. Photo report by the journalist of 24.kg news agency.
10.32. Kyrgyz government launches a hot line for the relatives of victims of the plane crash. The Minister of Transport and Roads Zhamshit Kalilov informed 24.kg news agency.
10.27. Users of social networks start collecting aid for the victims of Tuirkish aircraft crash.
10.23. Three injured in the crash were taken to the 3rd children’s hospital of Bishkek. The medical institution reported.
10.06. Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbay Jeenbekov arrived at the site of Boeing 747 crash nearby Manas airport.
10.04. 32 people, including four pilots, died in Turkish cargo plane crash.
09.53. Minister of Transport and Roads Zhamshit Kalilov informed 24.kg news agency about the preliminary cause of the crash. According to him, the Turkish Airlines plane failed to follow Manas airport runway.
09.49. 5 injured, 3 of them children and adolescents aged 7, 13 and 15 years, have been examined and hospitalized to Bishkek health care institutions. The Ministry of Health Care reported.
09.48. Eyewitnesses of the crash heard a loud clap, house shook like in an earthquake. They told 24.kg news agency.
09.46. The Turkish aircraft crash killed more then 20 people, destroyed 15 houses. Press service of Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kyrgyzstan reported.
09.41. Manas International airport OJSC can not say when it will resume its work. All flights are postponed indefinitely.
09.27. Three pilots died in the collapse of Boeing 747 near Manas airport, one crew member survived. The First Vice Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammetkaliy Abulgaziev reported.
09.25. 16 people, including 6 children were killed in the cargo plane crash. The Ministry of Health Care reported.
09.08. Manas airport was closed because of Turkish aircraft crash. In addition, all access roads to Manas were blocked.
09.08. The crashed Boeing 747 of the Turkish Airlines was performing the flight from Hong Kong to Istanbul and had to refuel in Manas airport.
08.54. Three ambulance crews are working at the plane crash site. According to the Minister of Health Care Talantbek Batyraliev, there is no information about the victims and survivors so far.
08.45. Members of the Kyrgyz government left for the Turkish plane crash site, in particular, the first Vice Prime Minister Mukhammetkaliy Abulgaziev, the Minister of Transport and Roads, and the Ministry of Emergency Situations.
08.42. A source in Manas airport reported that the plane fell on the house, the entire families died. The number of victims is not officially reported.
08.26. Turkish plane crashed on houses at Manas airport in Bishkek, not reaching the runway.
08.04. The aircraft, that operated regular flights, crashed while landing in Manas airport area.