FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONTREAL - The International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA) would like to express its most sincere condolences to the families of the passengers and crew that lost their lives and our sympathies to those who have been injured in Friday’s tragic accident of Bek Air flight Z2100, a Fokker 100 aircraft seconds after takeoff near the city of Almaty in Kazakhstan.
IFALPA stresses the need to avoid speculation as to the circumstances of this accident and calls for the technical investigation to follow the provisions laid out in ICAO Annex 13, with the main objective being the gathering of facts, the determination of the accident's contributing factors and the drafting of safety recommendations that will seek to prevent any reoccurrence.
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IFALPA Senior Communications Specialist
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