Photos: 12 killed, 49 hurt after plane crashes in Kazakhstan

Almaty - 100 people were on board the Bek Air plane, including five staff.



At least 66 others survived with injuries, 50 of them hospitalised.
At least 66 others survived with injuries, 50 of them hospitalised.
The Central Asian country’s emergencies committee said that 100 people were on board the Bek Air plane, including five staff.
The Central Asian country’s emergencies committee said that 100 people were on board the Bek Air plane, including five staff.
The Bek Air aircraft hit a concrete fence and a two-story building after takeoff from Almaty International Airport. It lost attitude at 7:22 a.m. (0122 GMT), the airport said.
The Bek Air aircraft hit a concrete fence and a two-story building after takeoff from Almaty International Airport. It lost attitude at 7:22 a.m. (0122 GMT), the airport said.
In a statement on its Facebook page, the airport said there was no fire and a rescue operation got underway immediately following the crash.
In a statement on its Facebook page, the airport said there was no fire and a rescue operation got underway immediately following the crash.
President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev pledged to provide families of the victims with compensation and tweeted that those responsible “will be severely punished in accordance with the law.”
President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev pledged to provide families of the victims with compensation and tweeted that those responsible “will be severely punished in accordance with the law.”
Tokayev also said that a government commission had been set up to investigate the circumstances surrounding the tragedy.
Tokayev also said that a government commission had been set up to investigate the circumstances surrounding the tragedy.
Footage showed the front of the broken-up fuselage rammed a house and the rear of the plane lying in the field next to the airport.
Footage showed the front of the broken-up fuselage rammed a house and the rear of the plane lying in the field next to the airport.

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