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Mediterranean Region (Akdeniz Bölgesi)

Crash of a Casa-Nurtanio CN-235M-100 near Yalvaç: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jan 17, 2018 at 1250 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
98-148
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Eskişehir - Eskişehir
MSN:
C-148
YOM:
1998
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft departed Eskişehir Airport at 1103LT on a training flight, carrying one technician and two pilots. While flying in apparent good weather conditions, the airplane struck the top of a snow covered mountain located in the region of Yalvaç, some 80 km northeast of Isparta. The wreckage was found at 1430LT and all three crew members have been killed.

Fire on a Boeing 737-8KN in Antalya

Date & Time: Oct 14, 2012 at 0400 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
TC-TJK
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Antalya - Trondheim
MSN:
35794/2794
YOM:
2009
Flight number:
CAI773
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
189
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
During the push back process, the cockpit crew noticed smoke and stopped the aircraft. All 196 occupants were evacuated but some were standing on wings and jumped on the tarmac. 27 passengers were injured, some of them seriously. Aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair due to smoke.It seems that a short circuit occurred in the cockpit panel, on captain side, most probably in the vicinity of the oxygen system.

Crash of a Boeing 737-4Q8 in Antalya

Date & Time: Oct 10, 2011 at 1315 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
TC-SKF
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Karlsruhe-Baden-Baden – Antalya
MSN:
26291/2513
YOM:
1993
Flight number:
SHY8756
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
156
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Following an uneventful flight from Germany, crew was approaching Antalya's runway 18C and completed the landing checklist. After touch down, aircraft was unstable and deviated from its track to the right. Suddenly, the right main gear collapsed and the right engine nacelle hit the ground. Metal rub the ground and a fire erupted in the right main wheel well. Aircraft eventually came to a complete stop, slightly to the right of the centerline. All 162 occupants deplaned and were uninjured. Aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair due to severe damages caused by fire.
Probable cause:
It seems that a tyre on the right main gear burst on touch down, causing gear to collapse. A fire erupted, caused by the rubbing of the engine nacelle on ground.

Crash of a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 in Isparta: 57 killed

Date & Time: Nov 30, 2007 at 0136 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
TC-AKM
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Istanbul - Isparta
MSN:
53185/2090
YOM:
1994
Flight number:
KK4203
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
50
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
57
Circumstances:
The aircraft left Istanbul-Atatürk at 0050LT for a schedule flight to Isparta. On approach, the aircraft was too low and hit trees before crashing on the slope of a mountain located near Cukuroren village, some 20 km from Isparta airport. All 57 occupants were killed.
Probable cause:

Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-2 in Mersin

Date & Time: May 6, 2006 at 2000 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
ER-35538
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Izmir-Adana
MSN:
1G114-50
YOM:
1970
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft was leased by a regional Turkish operator to perform a flight from Izmir to Adana with 4 pilots and 2 engineers from the Moldovan Company. During flight, the crew elected to make an emergency landing due to poor weather conditions but the aircraft eventually crashed in an open field located near Göktepe village, near Mersin, Turkey. All 6 occupants were slightly injured while the aircraft was damaged beyond economical repair.