Aviation crash: Fokker 100 Bek Air, on flight Z92100, crashed at take-off
Today, December 27, 2019, around 07:00 AM, Fokker 100 Bek Air (UP-F1007) crashed shortly after takeoff from Almaty Airport, Kazakhstan. Flight Z92100 operates on the route Almaty - Nur-Sultan. There were 96 passengers and 5 crew members on board.
The Fokker 100 Bek Air plane (UP-F1007) lost altitude immediately after take off and collapsed over 2 houses in the village of Almerek. At take-off, the weather conditions were as follows: temperature -12 degrees, visibility of 1000 meters.
Following the tragic accident, the authorities declared that 15 people lost their lives. Dozens of injured people were recovered from the wreckage of the aircraft, but also from the wreckage.
Fokker 100 Bek Air, dropped off
🇰🇿 At least seven people have died after a Fokker 100 carrying 95 passengers and five crew members crashed shortly after takeoff near the city of Almaty in Kazakhstan on Friday morning. pic.twitter.com/LQ6gucbpbP- air plus news (english) (@airplusnews_EN) December 27, 2019
Several survivors said there was a "loud noise" before the plane lost altitude. And people started screaming and crying.
At this point, investigators are investigating the causes that led to the crash of the aircraft. And several flights were canceled. It is premature to issue hypotheses. We await official statements.
The aircraft involved in the accident is of type Fokker 100, indicative UP-F1007. He was almost 24 years old.