Dozens injured as plane skids off Istanbul airport runway

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Published on February 5, 2020 by

A plane flying into Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen International Airport has skidded off the runway after landing and crashed, injuring at least 52 people, Turkish authorities said.
The plane crashed into a field and broke into three pieces on Wednesday. Passengers were seen evacuating through cracks in the plane.
Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya said at least 52 people were injured in the accident. His office said the plane was carrying 171 passengers and six crew members from Turkey’s western province of Izmir.

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