Bodies of plane crash victims to be delivered to Kalkaman morgue 29 января 2013, 19:12
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At the accident site. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
The bodies of the victims of the plane crash near Almaty will be placed in Kalkaman morgue, Yuriy Ilyin, head of Almaty mobilization preparedness, civil defense, prevention and elimination of accidents and natural disasters department told Tengrinews.kz. Initially Almaty administration prepared 50 spots in the city morgue, as the exact number of the victims was unclear. According to Ilyin, the experts are currently collecting the bodies and their fragments at the accident site. On January 29 a Bombardier airplane owned by Scat airline crashed 7km from Almaty airport during its second attempt to land. According to the prosecutors, the plane was performing Kokshetau-Almaty flight. The accident claimed lives of 5 crew members and 16 passengers, including a 2-y.o. child and a foreigner. By Roza Yessenkulova