ISTANBUL, TURKEY – A Boeing 737 from Pegasus Airlines has crashed at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) this afternoon, just moments after the aircraft touched down on the runway. Flight PC2193 then ended next to the runway. Due to the high impact, the passenger aircraft broke into 3 pieces, Turkish media reports. The Boeing
ANTALYA, TURKEY – An Russian A321 from Nordwind Airlines made a very hard landing at Antalya Airport in Turkey on Friday, damaging the nose gear, which partially penetrated the cabin, just behind the cockpit. Nobody was injured. The Airbus A321 with registration VQ-BRS, had just arrived from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport in Russia. It is unclear
ISTANBUL, TURKEY – A Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 (reg. TC-CCK) skidded off a runway this morning at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen Airport. As a result, all flights in and out the airport are halted. Flight PC747 departed from Sharjah International Airport in the United Arab Emirates at 5:27 AM local time and landed at 09:09 AM
ANKARA – Turkey has shown an interest in Russian Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets, as an alternative to the American F-35, the Turkish pro-government newspaper Yeni Şafak reports. Last month, Turkey was expelled from the F-35 project by America. The purchase of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missiles by Turkey led to the expulsion from the F-35 program.
ISTANBUL – Last weekend – on Saturday morning – Turkish Airlines Flight TK54 took off for the last time from Istanbul Atatürk Airport. The Boeing 777-300ER departed at 2.00 AM with 319 passengers and 18 crew members onboard for Singapore. As a result, the largest relocation in aviation history has been successfully completed. Istanbul Atatürk