02 December 2007

Fatal Crash of Atlasjet MD83 in Turkey - 30 November 2007

The plane was on a domestic flight from Istanbul to Isparta when it disappeared from radar screens. The crew had requested permission to land shortly before the aircraft crashed in mountainous terrain near the town of Keciborlu, about 12km (7.5 miles) from the Isparta airport. All seven crew members and 50 passengers were killed.

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Below is a briefing of the crash issued shortly after the event. At the time, the last passenger fatality had not been identified.

This description is available in additional formats:
Audio (MP3),
Video - MP4
Video - WMV

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