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    Turkish Cargo Plane Crash in Bishkek (20)
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    The body of the fourth crew member of a Turkish cargo plane that crashed near the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek has been discovered at the crash site, a representative of the country’s Emergencies Ministry told RIA Novosti Tuesday.

    BISHKEK (Sputnik) — The Emergencies Ministry said on Monday that three crew members died and one survived as a result of the crash.

    "Rescuers discovered at the crash site the body of the fourth Turkish crew member," the representative said.

    The Boeing 747, operated by ACT Airlines, crashed into homes near Manas airport close to Bishkek, where it was supposed to make a stopover. The Kyrgyz authorities said up to 37 people had died. The Kyrgyz president ordered a thorough probe into the tragedy, which has been reportedly blamed on dense fog.

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    Turkish Cargo Plane Crash in Bishkek (20)
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