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    The number of people killed as a result of the mid-January crash of a Turkish cargo aircraft into homes near Kyrgyzstan’s capital has exceeded 40, the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) said Thursday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Boeing 747 crashed on January 16, while flying from Hong Kong to Istanbul. It was supposed to make a stopover at Kyrgyzstan’s Manas airport when it came down less than a mile from the runway and razed 32 homes, killing the crew and people on the ground.

    "Site: near Manas airport, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan… Death toll: 43," IAC said on its website.

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