Turkish Airlines (THY)

Turkish Airlines (THY) Sunday January 16, 1983
The flight originated in West Germany and stopped in Istanbul before beginning a 40-minute flight to Ankara's Esenboga Airport. The aircraft crashed short of the runway in fog, snow and poor visibility. Windshear.

Crash Details

DateSunday January 16, 1983
LocationAnkara, Turkey
Passengers60
Crew7
Fatalities47
Survivors20
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-727-2F2
OperatorTurkish Airlines (THY)
RegistrationTC-JBR
Flight OriginIstanbul
Flight Destination Ankara
Ankara, Turkey
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Boeing B-727-2F2
1983