Accident description
Last updated: 20 August 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Wednesday 16 May 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic CN35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IPTN/CASA CN-235M-100
Operator:Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force)
Registration: 086
C/n / msn: 086
First flight: 1995
Engines: 2 General Electric CT7-9C
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 28 / Occupants: 28
Total:Fatalities: 34 / Occupants: 34
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Malatya (   Turkey) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Diyarbakir Airport (DIY/LTCC), Turkey
Destination airport:Ankara (unknown airport), Turkey
Narrative:
Control was lost at FL170 and the aircraft crashed. Other reports claim the aircraft was registered 006 (with c/n 006).

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
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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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