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Turkish passenger plane skids off runway metres away from sea

Plane Nearly Crashes Into Sea After Skidding off Runway in Turkey
               REUTERS Ihlas News Agency Plane Nearly Crashes Into Sea After Skidding off Runway in Turkey REUTERS Ihlas News Agency
Patty Aguilar | 14 January, 2018, 15:42

A plane landing in an airport in northern Turkey skid off the runway and almost fell into the Black Sea, clinging from a steep slope with its nose toward the water below.

Dramatic images show the white aircraft dangling precariously on the steep, muddy cliff face against the backdrop of the clear waters of the Black Sea. No one was injured or killed in the landing, reports said.

The Pegasus Airlines jet narrowly avoided plunging into the sea after it came to a stop on a mud bank while landing at Trabzon Airport on the Black Sea coast.

"All 162 passengers, 2 pilots and 4 cabin crew have been disembarked safely from the aircraft".

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Passenger plane skids off runway and gets stuck dangling off cliff edge
Some 162 passengers and six crew members were on board the Boeing 737-800, which had departed the Turkish capital Ankara. Anadolu showed footage of the efforts to rescue the plane , which became stuck in mud just metres away from the sea.

State-run Anadolu news agency said there was panic on board as the plane went out of control.

"We tilted to the side. There was panic; people shouting, screaming", she said.

The cause of the accident was not yet known and the airport was closed for several hours while authorities investigated.

Flight PC8622's wheels became stuck in icy mud as it landed at Trabzon Airport.

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