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At Least 7 Killed in Plane Crash in Kazakhstan

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The airline said 100 people were on board and that some had survived.

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At least seven people were killed when a Bek Air plane crashed into a building shortly after departing from Almaty Airport in Kazakhstan on Friday.

Some of the passengers survived, airport officials said in a statement. There were 95 passengers and five crew members on board

At 7:22 a.m., the plane, a Fokker 100, bound for Nur-Sultan, the Kazakhstan capital, lost altitude and crashed into a two-story building, officials said.

The cause was not immediately known.

Source: New York Times

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