Saturday, 28 February 2009

Turkish Airlines Plane Crash

A Turkish Airlines aircraft is seen after it slammed into a field while attempting to land at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009.

Here are past Turkish Airlines crashes:
— Jan. 8, 2003: A Turkish Airlines British Aerospace RJ-100 misses runway in heavy fog in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir; 75 die.
— April 7, 1999: A Turkish Airlines Boeing 737 is engulfed in flames shortly after takeoff and crashes in southeastern Turkey, killing all six crew members. No passengers are aboard.
— Dec. 29, 1994: A Turkish Airlines Boeing 737 crashes into a mountain in eastern Turkey amid heavy snowfall; 53 die.
— Sept. 19, 1976: A Turkish Airlines Boeing 727 crashes near Isparta in southern Turkey, killing 155 people. Almost half of the casualties were Italian vacationers.— March 3, 1974: A Turkish Airlines DC-10 crashes near Paris after a cargo door pops off; 360 die.

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