Turkish Airlines plane skids off runway
Istanbul, September 3, 2011
A Turkish Airlines plane from Istanbul skidded off the runway after landing at Mumbai (Bombay) airport in India as a result of excessive rainfall.
The Airbus 340 was carrying 104 passengers including 11 crew. The passengers and the crew were immediately evacuated and no injuries reported.
About the cause of the incident, the necessary analysis and research is being done in collaboration with the local civil aviation authorities.
A new aircraft has been allocated for the passengers traveling from Mumbai to Istanbul, the airline said in a statement. – TradeArabia News Service