The flying minibus revealed

September 16 2009

Looks relatively sane from the outside

Looks relatively sane from the outside.

Armed guards wouldn’t let us take photos of the plane from Bishkek to Osh, in part because Manas Airport in Bishkek is also a US airbase. However, a little digging on Wikipedia has revealed it to be an Antonov An-24. If I was only slightly more geeky than I actually am, I’d probably have known that already.

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