• Plane dangles off cliff after skidding off runway in Turkey

    One year ago - By Boston Herald

    ISTANBUL - A commercial airplane that skidded off a runway after landing in northern Turkey dangled precariously Sunday off a muddy cliff with its nose only a few feet from the Black Sea. Some of the 168 people on board the Boeing 737-800 described it as a "miracle" that everyone was evacuated safely from the plane, which went off a runway at Trabzon Airport. Images show the aircraft on its belly and perched at an acute angle just above the water. If it had slid any further along the slope, the plane would have likely plunged into the sea in the Turkish province of Trabzon.
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  • Plane skids off runway in Turkey, barely misses sliding into sea

    One year ago - By NY Daily News

    A commercial plane narrowly missed plunging into the Black Sea after skidding off a runway in Turkey.
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