GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

KYRGYZSTAN, Jan 16 (FAM) – A cargo plane that departed from Hong Kong International Airport crashed Monday morning near the capital of Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 32 people, according to the country’s health minister.

A plane said to belong to a Turkish company crashed during landing at the country’s main international airport in Bishkek, Russian news agency Sputnik and Xinhua news agency reported, citing government sources.