Disasters
Associated Press/Photo by Emrah Gurel

Turkish plane crash under investigation

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 2/06/20, 11:08 am

The death toll from a plane crash in Turkey has increased to at least three people. A Pegasus Airlines jet with 183 people on board skidded off the runway on Wednesday while landing in Istanbul and broke apart. The plane carried nationals from 12 countries, but all of the deceased so far are Turkish citizens. Pegasus CEO Mehmet T. Nane said 124 people are still receiving treatment at hospitals in Istanbul, and four have significant injuries.

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Associated Press/Photo by Can Erok/DHA

Plane crash-lands in Istanbul

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 2/05/20, 01:43 pm

One person died and 157 people were taken to the hospital with injuries on Wednesday after a jet skidded off the runway in Istanbul and broke apart on landing.

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Associated Press/Photo by Yilmaz Sonmez/IHA

Back-to-back avalanches bury dozens in Turkey

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 2/05/20, 11:43 am

Emergency workers in Turkey were still struggling to rescue victims from a Tuesday avalanche when a second one thundered down a mountainside in Van province on Wednesday. The second slide killed at least 26 people and injured 53 others.

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