A Cessna Citation VII crashed at Istanbul Ataturk


A Cessna Citation VII private aircraft has crashed at Istanbul Ataturk airport, five passengers and crew have been injured. The aircraft (TC-KON) was built in 1998. Rescue services rushed to the scene. Meanwhile the airport was forced to reduce capacity to a single runway configuration as runway 17R/35L is blocked, aircraft are currently holding.

The aircraft departed Atatürk Airport about 21:05 local time, with destination Ercan, Turkey. Undercarriage issues reportedly forced the crew to turn back to the departure airport. Media reports indicate the aircraft crashed while attempting to land on
runway 17R/35L. (source: http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20170921-0)


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