August 24, 2008

Russian Agency Gives Details of Crashed Kyrgyzstan Plane

The passenger jet which crashed shortly after taking off from Manas international airport near the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek on 24 August was on a charter flight from Bishkek to the Iranian city of Mashhad operated by the Iranian airline Osman, the Russian news agency ITAR-TASS reported.

Originally published by ITAR-TASS news agency, Moscow, in English 1733 24 Aug 08.

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