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TC-MCL, the Boeing 747-412F involved in the crash seen five days before the accident (Photo: Kelvin Jahae via Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ACT_Airlines_Boeing_747-412F_(TC-MCL)_11_January_2017.jpg)

The Crash of TK6491: What We Know

A Boeing 747-400F crashed just outside of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Monday, killing all four crew in addition to dozens of people on the ground. The aircraft had attempted to land at Manas Airport during a period of low visibility due to heavy fog. The aircraft, currently flying under the registration TC-MCL, was operated by ACT Airlines, a carrier that operates cargo flights for several airlines using its fleet of seven 747-400Fs. The aircraft had previously flown for Singapore Airlines Cargo…