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Turkey Plane: 3 passengers dead; 179 injured in Turkish Pegasus flight crash

News Agencies | Updated on: 6 February 2020, 11:43 IST
Turkey Plane Crash

The death toll has reached three in the incident in which a Turkish Pegasus flight made a hard landing at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen International Airport on Wednesday.

According to the Turkish media, 179 others have been injured in the incident.

On Wednesday, the aircraft, en route from Izmir to Istanbul with 183 people on board, overran the runway during landing in poor weather, caught fire and broke into three parts.

According to previous data, the incident left one person dead and 157 others injured.

The update was provided by Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca, the Anadolu news agency reported.

(ANI)

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First published: 6 February 2020, 9:29 IST
 
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