August 24, 2008

Boeing-737 Crashes at Takeoff Near Manas Airport in Bishkek – Source

BISHKEK. Aug 24 (Interfax) - A Boeing-737 passenger jet has crashed during a takeoff near the Manas Airport in Bishkek, an airport source told Interfax on Sunday.

According to early data, there are casualties.

The plane is owned by Itak-Air, a private airline company. It was due to make a flight from Bishkek to Mashhad (Iran).

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