A military plane has crashed in Kazakhstan, killing four people and injuring two others.
According to Arab media, the accident took place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, during the landing of the plane. According to media reports, the Kazakh military plane was en route from the capital Nursultan Nazarbayev to the city of Almaty.
According to sources, four people were killed and two others were injured in the accident. The last contact with the plane was at 5:20 pm local time, after which the plane crashed on the last part of the runway. No immediate cause has been identified for the crash.
Almaty Airport said in a statement that “the plane crashed at the end of the runway” without offering an explanation for the accident.
Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev expressed his condolences to the families of the victims and wished a swift recovery to the two survivors.
“On my orders, work has begun to clarify the causes of the plane crash,” Tokayev said on Twitter.
“Such incidents should not be repeated.”