In 4-th clinical hospital in Alma-ATA doctors performed spinal surgery second pilot crashed there the day before shortly after takeoff Fokker-100 airline Bek Air. The operation was successful, the status of the pilot is assessed as grave but stable, told reporters the head of the national center of neurosurgery Serik Akshulakov. The pilot is in the recovery room.
All on Board the plane from Almaty airport to the city Nur-Sultan, were 93 passengers and five crew members. According to the Committee for emergency situations of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Kazakhstan, the crash killed 12 people, including the commander of the aircraft Marat Muratbaev. Another 67 people were injured, reports “Interfax”.
According to akim (head) of Alma-ATA of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev, among victims — three foreigners. It’s two citizens of Ukraine and one citizen of Kyrgyzstan. All the injured since admission to continuously provide all necessary assistance, conducted 19 operations.
According to Sagintayev, the victims are withdrawn from the traumatic shock and to improve the dynamics are transferred from the resuscitation Department. The city authorities provide all necessary assistance regardless of the nationality of the victims, the Governor added.
Deputy Minister of health of Kazakhstan Kamalian Nadirov told a news conference in Almaty that the doctors were able to stabilize the critical condition of patients injured in a plane crash the day before. Today, their condition is estimated as serious but stable, he said, calling it the biggest victory last night.
According to the head of Department of public health Almaty Tleuhan Abildayeva, in serious condition are seven people, in a stable — 42, including nine children, reports TASS.
Kazakhstan announced a national mourning in memory of those killed in the plane crash. The investigation work out the version of the cause of the crash, among the main referred to as weather conditions, technical failure and errors were drinkingtov.