Plane skids off runaway in northern Turkey, no injuries

Turkish airliner skids of runway

The plane then tore through grass verges before digging into mud and coming to a terrifying stop - on a cliff edge.

A plane skidded off the runway of a Turkish coastal airport and ended up halfway down a steep slope into the Black Sea, causing panic among passengers.

The airport was shut down as firefighters rushed to the scene and doused the plane in water.

Private Pegasus Airlines' Boeing 737-800 departed from Ankara late Saturday.


"We've taken all necessary measures".

Trabzon Governor Yucel Yavuz said a crisis desk had been set up after the accident. No one was injured or killed in the landing, reports said.

"We tilted to the side, the front was down while the plane's rear was up".

Yavus said the airport had been closed overnight to launch an investigation. "There was panic; people shouting, screaming", Fatma Gordu, who was on board of the flight, told state-run news agency Anadolu, quoted in AFP.

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