Turkey plane: Panic as jet skids off runway at Trabzon



Panic broke out on a passenger jet when it skidded off the runway at a Turkish airport and plunged down the side of a cliff overlooking the sea.
The Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 with 162 passengers and crew had flown from Ankara and just landed at Trabzon on the Black Sea coast.
Everyone on board was evacuated safely, provincial governor Yucel Yavuz said. No injuries were reported.
The cause of the accident is being investigated, officials said.
State-run Anadolu news agency said there was panic on board as the plane went out of control.
Pictures show the jet lying nose down on a muddy... read more

 
14 January 2018 in World News, Views: 51
Source: BBC
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