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14 Killed in Kazakhstan Plane Crash

Kazakhstan plane with 98 people aboard crashed shortly after takeoff early Friday, killing at least 14 people, officials in Almaty said.

At least 35 others survived with injuries, 22 of them in critical condition.

The Bek Air aircraft hit a concrete fence and a two-story building after takeoff from Almaty International Airport. It lost attitude at 7:22 a.m. (0122 GMT), the airport said.

In a statement on its Facebook page, the airport said there was no fire and rescue operation got underway immediately following the crash.

Around 1,000 people were working at the snow-covered site of the crash.

The plane was flying to Nur-Sultan, the country's capital formerly known as Astana.

14 Killed in Kazakhstan Plane Crash

The plane was flying to Nur-Sultan, the country's capital formerly known as Astana.

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Kazakhstan plane with 98 people aboard crashed shortly after takeoff early Friday, killing at least 14 people, officials in Almaty said.

At least 35 others survived with injuries, 22 of them in critical condition.

The Bek Air aircraft hit a concrete fence and a two-story building after takeoff from Almaty International Airport. It lost attitude at 7:22 a.m. (0122 GMT), the airport said.

In a statement on its Facebook page, the airport said there was no fire and rescue operation got underway immediately following the crash.

Around 1,000 people were working at the snow-covered site of the crash.

The plane was flying to Nur-Sultan, the country's capital formerly known as Astana.

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