PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Plane crashes shortly after takeoff in Kazakhstan

Clip: 12/27/2019 | 5m 17s Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Friday, at least 12 people died after a passenger jet in the central Asian country of Kazakhstan crashed shortly after take-off. The Bek Air plane, with 98 people aboard, smashed into a concrete wall and building. Also, an American contractor died in a rocket attack on an Iraqi military base that houses U.S. forces. Multiple U.S. service members and Iraqi personnel were injured.

Aired: 12/27/19

Rating: NR

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