The passenger drove off the runway and caught fire. According to media reports, the passengers were evacuated.
At the airport. Sabiha Gyokchen crashed a passenger plane in Istanbul, CNN Turk reported on Wednesday, February 5.
According to NTV, the plane from Izmir-Istanbul left the runway and caught fire.
According to media reports, all passengers were evacuated and 117 people were on board.
“The plane made a hard landing, no one was killed,” said Turkish Transport and Infrastructure Minister Jahit Turan.
The plane belonged to Pegasus Airlines.
According to preliminary data, the cause of the accident could have been a strong wind at the approach to the landing.
A plane reportedly skids off the runway in #Istanbul’s Sabiha airport and the video shows the broken fuselage:
— Yunus Paksoy (@yunuspaksoy) February 5, 2020
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And on the night of January 8 near Tehran, the Iranian military shot down a Ukrainian plane with 176 people on board.