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Pegasus 738 Overshoots at SAW, Breaks Apart

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Zak (netAirspace FAA) 05 Feb 20, 16:21Post
Pegasus Boeing 737-800, reg TC-IZK, operating a domesting flight from Izmir to Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen (SAW) overshot the runway upon landing, hit a wall and broke into 3 pieces.

First reports suggest that all 177 passengers and 6 crew on board survived the crash landing.



https://www.avherald.com/h?article=4d2e6a8d&opt=0
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Lucas (netAirspace ATC & Founding Member) 05 Feb 20, 16:36Post
The angle of fuselage departure suggests the presence of kinematics which could make survival difficult for some. Pretty cool if everyone survives.
Zak (netAirspace FAA) 05 Feb 20, 16:40Post
This is the second Pegasus landing accident at SAW within a month. On January 7th, a 738 (TC-CCK) arriving from SHJ touched down hard, veered left off the runway and got stuck in muddy ground. The aircraft had to be evacuated via slides.



https://www.avherald.com/h?article=4d1a5fd9&opt=0

Pegasus currently operates 32 Boeing 738 (including the 2 aiframes involved in the accidents) and 45 Airbus A320/A321.
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airtrainer 05 Feb 20, 18:29Post
Statement from Pegasus on their Facebook page...
Pegasus Airlines wrote:The Pegasus Airlines flight PC2193, on a TC-IZK registered aircraft, flying from Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport today (5 February 2020), experienced a runway excursion after landing at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport. There have been no fatalities, and our injured passengers have been taken to hospital.
We will continue to provide further information with regards to the incident.
Pegasus Airlines
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ShanwickOceanic (netAirspace FAA) 05 Feb 20, 20:43Post
A bit hasty with the "no fatalities" thing, perhaps?

A passenger plane landing at an airport in Istanbul has skidded off the runway and broken into three parts, killing one person and injuring more than 150, officials say.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-51384667

29022G37KT 240V330 in rain showers on a wet runway - yep, definitely a good idea to land on 06. It's AA331 (KIN) all over again. {banghead}
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HT-ETNW 06 Feb 20, 06:30Post
As per Avherald and other sources the death toll has increased to three.

Telling from the details that have been compiled so far, this accident is one that was avoidable.
-HT
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paul mcallister 09 Feb 20, 14:45Post
According to ATC frequency recordings the aircraft performed an ILS approach to runway 06. Upon contacting tower the crew was told there had been two go arounds prior to them. In Turkish Tower added the immediately preceeing aircraft had reported heavy tailwind and had gone around. The aircraft was cleared to land on runway 06, tower adivsed winds were from 270 degrees at 22 knots gusting 37 knots, the crew read back the cleared to land. After landing tower alerted emergency services in Turkish and advised them, the aircraft had gone downhill past the end of runway 06, tower was not able to see the aircraft. During approach and landing of PC-2193 the ground controller on ground frequency reported to another aircraft preparing for departure the winds were coming from 270 degrees at 25 knots, the runway was being switched from 06 to 24.

From AvHearld, so they landed in a severe tailwind, not clever.
 

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