Tuesday, 23 January, 2018

Turkey plane: Panic as jet skids off runway at Trabzon

A passenger jet carrying 162 people came within metres of plunging into the sea after it skidded off a icy runway as it landed at a Turkish airport A passenger jet carrying 162 people came within metres of plunging into the sea after it skidded off a icy runway as it landed at a Turkish airport
Sammy Stanley | 14 January, 2018, 17:11

The private carrier Pegasus Airlines' Boeing 737-800 departed from Ankara late on January 13.

162 passengers and crew were on board the plane - all were evacuated safely by emergency services.

A passenger jet carrying 162 people came within metres of plunging into the sea after it skidded off a icy runway as it landed at a Turkish airport.

The local governor, Yucel Yavuz, said an investigation had been launched into the incident - which Pegasus Airlines described in a statement as a "runway excursion".

Loving Federer having a ball at 36
Federer begins his quest to match Djokovic's six Open wins against Slovenia's world No.49 Aljaz Bedene on Tuesday. Nadal played 78 matches a year ago , which is 21 more than Federer. "All the five-setters, as well", he said.

Several Turkish Airlines flights in and out of the airport were canceled, as photographs from the scene showed the plane stuck in mud.

"Light rain was reported at the Trabzon airport late Saturday night into early Sunday morning", weather.com meteorologist Christopher Dolce said. The front was down while the plane's rear was up.

Passenger Yuksel Gordu told Turkey's official Anadolu news agency that words weren't enough to describe their fear. The airport was closed temporarily.

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