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    Turkey: plane hanging over cliff after skidding off runway

    A passenger jet containing 168 people skidded off the runway and fell down a cliff as it was landing in Trabzon Airport in Turkey. The Pegasus Airlines flight had travelled from Turkey’s capital Ankara and the Boeing 737-800 slipped on the icy runway as it came into land on Saturday evening.
    It it thought that the mud on the cliff caused the planes wheels to become stuck, therefore stopping it from plunging into the icy ocean. Incredible photos posted from the site show the nose of flight PC8622 dangling precariously over the edge of the slope.
    One of the passengers, Fatma Gordu, panic erupted onboard during the landing. ‘We tilted to the side, the front was down while the plane’s rear was up. There was panic; people shouting, screaming,’she told state-run news agency Anadolu. Shocking footage posted on social media shows the inside of the plane in the aftermath of the landing, and terrified passengers can be heard trying to get out of the plane as babies cry and a flight attendant tries to keep some calm over the sound system.
    metro.co.uk

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