Term of airworthiness of crashed Tu-134 nearly expired - Ministry of Transport
The Tu-134 of airline Kyrgyzstan, crashed during landing in Osh, had worked out the last hours of its airworthiness, representative of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic said at a session of parliament.
On Wednesday, a passenger aircraft Tu-134 of national airline flew from Bishkek to Osh. During landing in Osh airport in heavy fog and snow, it lost the chassis. The aircraft rolled over on its side, broke a wing, and went beyond the runway. The fire was quickly extinguished, RIA Novosti reported.
According to the cheif doctor of Osh regional hospital, in total 12 injured, 9 of which provided ambulatory care, sought medical treatment. Among the 12 who applied - 5 women and 7 men, 6 of them aircraft crew members, including two flight attendants. The press service of the Ministry of Health told that two women and a man with a diagnosis of "concussion, bruising of tissues" were received. Doctors say the condition of patients as moderately. According to the cheif doctor of the Osh Oblast Children's Hospital, seven children sought medical treatment, two of them were hospitalized, one of them, a 7-month-old girl, was diagnosed with "concussion."
As noted by the Health Ministry spokeswoman Svetlana Baytikova, "this hour medical care is provided to 26 passengers and crew members". Part of the victims felt better and had already left the hospital. "Fortunately, they weren't seriously injured", she said.
According to the representative of the department, seven ambulance cars, staffed with doctors and psychologists, arrived at the spot. "50 passengers needed help of psychologists", Baytikova said.