MOSCOW: A Kazakhstan plane crashed shortly after takeoff early Friday morning, killing at least 14 people and injuring at least 35 others, Almaty officials said.
Almaty International Airport officials said there were 100 passengers and crew overseas in the back-air plane, and immediately after the take-off, the concrete fence and two-story building collided.
The airport reported that the plane lost its attitude at 7:22 am (0122 GMT).
In a statement on its Facebook page, the airport said it did not fire and immediately after the crash. The rescue operation is underway. The plane was flying to the country’s capital, Nur Sultan, formerly known as Astana.
Stay tuned for more updates.