Disaster averted for 162 people as plane misses plunge into Black Sea

Plane Nearly Crashes Into Sea After Skidding off Runway in Turkey
               REUTERS Ihlas News Agency

A passenger plane skidded off the runway in Turkey and stopped short of falling into the Black Sea soon after it landed at an airport in northern Turkey. Photographs from the scene showed the plane stuck in mud, dangling precariously off a cliff.

The province's governor said all 162 passengers and crew on board were evacuated and safe.

The Pegasus Airline's Boeing 737 was flying from the Turkish capital Ankara to Trabzon Airport.

Other images from Dogan news agency showed smoke emanating from the trapped plane.

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"We stayed inside the plane for at least 20 minutes waiting for someone to help us", said one of the passengers. "There was panic, people shouting, screaming", passenger Fatma Gordu was quoted as saying.

The airport was temporarily shut down until Sunday morning as firefighters cooled down the plane and authorities investigated the accident, whose cause remains unclear.

Flight PC8622's wheels became stuck in icy mud as it landed at Trabzon Airport.

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