Turkish Airlines (THY)

Turkish Airlines (THY) Thursday January 30, 1975
After an electrical failure at the airport the aircraft initiated a go-around. Because another aircraft was about to take off, an extended downwind leg was flown. The aircraft crashed into the Sea of Marmara while in the process of making the second approach.

Crash Details

DateThursday January 30, 1975
LocationIstanbul, Turkey
Passengers38
Crew4
Fatalities42
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeFokker F-28 Fellowship 1000
OperatorTurkish Airlines (THY)
RegistrationTC-JAP
Flight OriginIzmir
Flight Destination Istanbul
Istanbul, Turkey
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000
1975