Turkish Airlines (THY) Flight 278

Turkish Airlines (THY) Flight 278Thursday December 29, 1994
The aircraft crashed into a hill near the airport in driving snow after a fourth landing attempt.

Crash Details

DateThursday December 29, 1994
LocationNear Van, Turkey
Passengers69
Crew7
Fatalities57
Survivors19
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-737-4Y0
OperatorTurkish Airlines (THY)
RegistrationTC-JES
Flight OriginAnkara
Flight Destination Van
Near Van, Turkey
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Boeing B-737-4Y0
1994