Plane crashes into house in Kazakhstan killing 14.


ALMATY -- At least 14 people died Friday when a passenger plane carrying 100 people crashed into a house shortly after takeoff from Kazakhstan's largest city, authorities said. The Bek Air plane "fell off the radar" minutes after it took off fromAlmaty airport at 7.05 am (01:05 GMT) on its way to the capital, NurSultan, the airport authority said in a statement. "There are 14 dead at the (crash)site," the city government said in a statement sent from its Telegram messenger app. It added that a further 17 patients were being treated in hospital in a "serious condition", including at least eight children. A video, released by the Central Asian country's emergencies committee, showed the front of the plane crushed into a house that was partially collapsed, as rescue crews worked to pull people from the wreckage. Rescue workers could be seen reaching into the windows of the shattered cock pit, as...

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