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Last updated: 6 October 2015
Fecha:jueves 29 diciembre 1994
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B734 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-4Y0
Operador:THY Turkish Airlines
Registración: TC-JES
Numéro de série: 26074/2376
Año de Construcción: 1992-09-25 (2 years 3 months)
Motores: 2 CFMI CFM56-3C1
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 52 / Ocupantes: 69
Total:Fatalidades: 57 / Ocupantes: 76
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:4 km (2.5 milles) de Van Airport (VAN) (   Turquía)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Ankara-Esenboga Airport (ESB/LTAC), Turquía
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Van Airport (VAN/LTCI), Turquía
Número de Vuelo: 278
Flight TK278 struck a hill at 5700 feet amsl while on a 2nd runway 03 VOR/DME approach in bad weather (900m visibility, reducing to 300m in driving snow).

» Scramble 188


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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 Ankara-Esenboga Airport to Van Airport as the crow flies is 902 km (564 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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