Bek Air Flight 2100

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Bek Air Flight 2100 was a domestic passenger flight from Almaty to Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, onboard a Fokker 100. It crashed on 27 December 2019 while taking off from Almaty International Airport.[1][2]

Initial reports said fourteen people had been killed and 66 were critically injured, with one of the first survivors dying later in hospital, bringing total fatalities to fifteen; however, the death toll was later fixed to 12, without any explanation.[3]

The local government has started investigations and more reports are pending.[4] The exact number of people on board was not immediately determined.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "В Казахстане разбился пассажирский самолет" [Passenger plane crashes in Kazakhstan] (in Russian). Lenta.ru. 27 December 2019. Retrieved 27 December 2019.
  2. Troianovski, Anton; Victor, Daniel (2019-12-26). "Kazakhstan Plane Crash Kills at Least 12 People". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-12-27.
  3. "12 killed, dozens hurt after plane crashes in Kazakhstan". WZZM News. 27 December 2019. Retrieved 27 December 2019.
  4. "12 killed, dozens hurt after jetliner crashes in Kazakhstan". AP News. 27 December 2019. Retrieved 27 December 2019.
  5. Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Fokker 100 UP-F1007 Almaty Airport (ALA)". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 2019-12-27.