Boeing 707 cargo plane takes off from Kyrgyzstan and crashes in Iran killing 15 – detailed information

A Boeing 707 cargo plane that crashed in Iran on Monday belongs to the Iranian air force, not to Kyrgyzstan as initially reported by Iranian state media.

The plane with 16 people on board crashed near Fath airport, west of the capital, Tehran, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.

15 were reportedly killed and only 1 person survived. The Boeing 707 reportedly exited the runway and hit a wall while trying to land in bad weather at Fath airport in Karaj, 40km west of Tehran.

The Manas airport (Bishkek) confirmed that the plane performing Tehran-Bishkek-Payam charter flight took off from Bishkek at 07:16 am on January 14. The plane does not belong to Kyrgyzstan, the airport said. No Kyrgyzstanis were among 16 passengers (crew members) of the plane, Kyrgyz foreign ministry said.

According to the State Border Service of Kyrgyzstan, the plane arrived in Kyrgyzstan from Thailand with no cargo. In Bishkek, the cargo plane took 30 tons of meat (mutton).

One woman was among 16 crew members. 11 of them went to the city, 5 remained inside the plane, Kyrgyz authorities said.

Some reports suggested that the plane belongs to the Payam Air air company, involved in cargo transportation. The company based in Tehran, Iran was founded in 1996.

The Boeing 707 cargo plane belonging to Iran carried 30 tons of meat. The plane took off from Kyrgyzstan, the Manas International Airport said.

No Kyrgyzstanis were aboard the Boeing 707-300 aircraft that crashed in Iran, the statement said. 16 people were inside the plane, according to the airport.

The Boeing 707-300 cargo plane of the Iran Air Force has arrived from Tehran to Bishkek on January 13 at 11:10 pm (DLF 155).

The plane took off from Bishkek to Payam on January 14 at 7:16 (DLF 156).

According to the Ministry of Transport of Kyrgyzstan, captain Ghojavand and 15 other crew members, all citizens of Iran, were inside the plane.

According to the State Border Service of Kyrgyzstan, the plane arrived in Kyrgyzstan from Thailand with no cargo. In Bishkek, the cargo plane took 30 tons of meat (mutton).

One woman was among 16 crew members. 11 of them went to the city, 5 remained inside the plane, Kyrgyz authorities said.

Boeing 707 cargo plane that took off from Kyrgyzstan crashed in Iran on January 14. The death toll varies, according to various media reports. Some reports suggest that 9 people were killed and 1 survived the crash.

According to preliminary information, there were no Kyrgyz citizens inside the Boeing 707, press secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Ulanbek Dyikanbayev told AKIpress.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan said earlier that they are looking into whether Kyrgyzstanis were in that plane.

Initially, the Iranian media reported that the plane belongs to Kyrgyzstan, however, the latter denied the reports and said the military aircraft belongs to the Payam Air company based in Tehran.

The cargo plane was carrying meat.

Boeing 707 cargo plane that crashed in Iran on January 14 does not belong to Kyrgyzstan, the Manas International Airport said in a statement after Iranian media reported that the plane belonged to Kyrgyzstan.

The plane was operating a charter flight Tehran-Bishkek-Payam that took off from Bishkek at 07:16 am on January 14.

The plane with 10 people on board crashed in Karaj near Tehran.

The Director of the Civil Aviation Agency of Kyrgyzstan Kurmanbek Akyshev said there is no official data on the plane crash yet.

“The military Iranian aircraft carrying meat took off from Kyrgyzstan. We will release official information when we will have one,” he said.

This is how Boeing 707 cargo plane that took off from Kyrgyzstan and crashed in Iran looked like, according to media reports.

The plane reportedly belong to the Iranian army, the side number of the aircraft is EP-CPP.

Source – https://akipress.com/

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