03 May 2013, 16:11

URGENT: American KC-135 tanker crashes in Kyrgyzstan

ASTANA. May 3. KAZINFORM - An airplane fell to three parts in Chui oblast of Kyrgyzstan this afternoon. According to AKIpress all five on board the plane have been killed. It is unknown what countries the passengers came from.

Eyewitnesses report that the aircraft in the sky fell apart.

According to witnesses, the plane broke apart in the sky into three pieces and fell to the ground near the village of Chon aryk. Now the plane is continuing to burn, about 160km (100 miles) west of the US Transit Center at Manas.

Previously Transit Center named "Manas" has not confirmed the plane crash.

Doctors left for the place of the crash.

According to the preliminary reports, the crew of the aircraft consisted of 5 people.

The press service of the Ministry of Emergency referring to the head of Emergency Ministry of the Alamedin area of Satarov officially reported that at 14:55 the plane, a Boeing-707 tanker, crashed.

Source: AKIpress 



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