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View Full Version : Pegasus Air goes off roading...


TheFly
01-16-2018, 05:36 PM
https://youtu.be/qkCnOCaUdqM

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/01/14/577984699/plane-skids-off-runway-in-turkey-onto-cliff-edge-no-injuries-reported

Chaos and panic broke out aboard a Turkish plane that skidded off the runway, slid down the edge of a cliff and stopped just short of plunging into the Black Sea.

But despite the terrifying landing Saturday night, everyone on board, including 162 passengers and crew, safely evacuated the Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 flying from Ankara to the coastal Turkish airport in Trabzon.

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JetBlueNewb
01-21-2018, 07:52 AM
That had to be a pretty crazy view from the cockpit as the nose goes over the cliff and headed downhill for the water. I hope they had an extra set of undies in their bag.

On another note: PA announcement from the CA after the plane stopped sliding downhill...



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