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Turkey: Aircraft skids off Istanbul runway and breaks up, a hundred and twenty wounded

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Turkey: Aircraft skids off Istanbul runway and breaks up, a hundred and twenty wounded


Breaking Information: You will find been an air disaster in Turkey. No deaths reported.

A Pegasus Airways aircraft that was heading into Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport for landing skidded off the close of a soaked runway, and broke into a few items immediately after landing on Wednesday.

Flights to and from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen are currently suspended due to the short-term closure of the runway at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport. pic.twitter.com/Lz6mL8jZKo

— Pegasus Airlines (@flymepegasus) February five, 2020

Istanbul’s Governor reported 120 people were being wounded.

There were being no described casualties.

171 were explained to have been on board.

Extra from Reuters:

Ali Yerlikaya reported the aircraft was carrying 171 passengers and 6 crew from the western province of Izmir. Unexpected emergency response teams took the wounded to hospitals in the region, he said, and broadcaster NTV reported that both pilots have been critically injured.

“The airplane could not keep on the runway owing to poor weather problems and skidded for close to 50-sixty meters,” Yerlikaya explained to reporters at the airport, including that emergency teams were striving to rescue the very last wounded passenger.

The aircraft break up into a few items after what Yerlikaya reported was a fall of around thirty to forty meters at the end of the damp runway. Footage showed the plane landing and continuing at a large pace off the runway.

Stop by https://t.co/azHsPM4PNG or the Pegasus app to terminate or transform for cost-free, by means of Regulate my Scheduling/MyTrips, any Pegasus Airways flights to or from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport on 5-six February 2020.

— Pegasus Airways (@flymepegasus) February five, 2020

Are living tweets from regional and worldwide news shops underneath.

Sabiha Gökçen Havalimanı’na inmeye çalışan 177 yolculu İzmir-İstanbul seferini yapan Pegasus Havayolarına ait uçağı pistten çıktı.

Yaralılara acil şifalar diliyorum.

Çok geçmiş olsun. pic.twitter.com/odKBP4iT9c

— Rıdvan Fadıloğlu (@rfadiloglu) February 5, 2020

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