Airplane Crash - Ankara, Turkey 12/23/1979

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Ankara, Turkey


Date12/23/1979
LocationAnkara, Turkey
OperatorTurkish Airlines (THY)
RouteAnkara - Samsun
TypeFokker F-28 Fellowship 1000
RegistrationTC-JAT
Cn/In11071
Aboard45
Fatalities41
Ground0
SummaryCrashed into Cubuk Hill in fog, two minutes away from landing at the airport. In-flight structural failure due to severe turbulence. The aircraft was named 'Trabzon.'

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