Turkish Airlines (THY)

Turkish Airlines (THY) Thursday March 8, 1962
Crashed into a mountain at an altitude of 6,800 ft. while en route in poor weather. In avoiding cumulus clouds and turbulent conditions the pilot was not able to keep track of his exact position or maintain exact altitude.

Crash Details

DateThursday March 8, 1962
LocationMt. Medetsiz, Turkey
Passengers8
Crew3
Fatalities11
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeFairchild F-27
OperatorTurkish Airlines (THY)
RegistrationTC-KOP
Flight OriginAnkara
Flight Destination Adana
Mt. Medetsiz, Turkey
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Fairchild F-27
1962