A Plane Crash in Kyrgyzstan – level 2

19-01-2017 07:00

A cargo plane crashed in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan. The number of dead people is still going up, but almost 40 people died.

The Turkish Boeing 747 crashed not far from the Manas International Airport. This is near the capital Bishkek. Many people in the residential area, as well as people on the plane, died.

The plane crash destroyed at least 15 buildings. Many people, including children, were hospitalized.

The plane was flying to Istanbul in Turkey. It wanted to stop in Manas. State TV reported that the plane crashed probably because of a pilot´s error.

Difficult words: cargo plane (a plane that carries goods and other things), residential area (a place where people live), error (a mistake).

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