MK Airlines Boeing 747-200 cargo aircraft has crashed after a failed take-off
from Halifax International Airport in Canada.
a brief statement, the airport says the aircraft was “taking off when it ran
off the end of the runway”. Exact timing of the accident is not yet clear, but it
occurred during the early hours of this morning.
aircraft was bound for Zaragoza in Spain and had seven crew members onboard. While
the UK-based cargo carrier is still awaiting firm details, it says it does not
believe there are any survivors.
and emergency personnel are on currently on site, and the airport has been
closed following the accident.