19/01 13:24

The crashed Boeing 747 had no cargo destined for Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek, Jan. 19/ Kabar /. In the cargo aircraft Boeing-747, which crashed on January 16, near Manas international airport, there was cargo destined for Kyrgyzstan, the press service of Manas international airport reports.

"The cargo aircraft flying on the itinerary Hong Kong-Bishkek-Istanbul was not served in the air-cargo center. At Manas airport the flight carried only a technical landing - refueling and crew change, as at the request of the Turkish Civil Aviation a crew to be replaced during the flight of more than 6 hour, the report says.

Note that earlier a statement of ACT Airlines was published in the media, stating that the aircraft of this modification does not require three pilots, only two.
"It was a 6-hour flight and there was no need for additional pilot," the Turkish side says.

In addition, they reported that the plane had enough fuel to fly to the far distance.

Some reports said that the plane was going to land at Manas airport to discharge a cargo.

The cargo plane Boeing 747 crashed on Monday morning in Kyrgyzstan destroying more than 30 houses, killing 37 people, including four crew members (citizens of Turkey).


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