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Last updated: 30 August 2016
Fecha:domingo 19 septiembre 1976
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-2F2
Operador:Türk Hava Yollari - THY
Registración: TC-JBH
Numéro de série: 20982/1087
Año de Construcción: 1974-11-11 (1 year 10 months)
Motores: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 146 / Ocupantes: 146
Total:Fatalidades: 154 / Ocupantes: 154
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Isparta (   Turquía)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Istanbul-Yesilköy Airport (IST/LTBA), Turquía
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Antalya Airport (AYT/LTAI), Turquía
Número de Vuelo:TK452
Flight TK452 departed Istanbul-Yesilköy Airport (IST), Turkey at 22:45 on a domestic service to Antalya Airport (AYT). It flew via the Yalova and Afyon VOR. At 23:11 the crew reported seeing Antalya city lights with the 4000 m long boulevard and requested a direct runway 36 approach. The aircraft struck a high ground in the Karatepe Mountains.

Attempted landing at Isparta instead of Antalya.



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Istanbul-Yesilköy Airport to Antalya Airport as the crow flies is 481 km (300 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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