Narrative:The aircraft, named 'Konya', crashed while on a VOR/DME approach to runway 34 in limited visibility conditions due to fog. The aircraft broke up after impacting the ground some 900m short of the runway. Diyarbakir's runway 34 is not equipped with ILS.
|Status:||Preliminary - official|
|Date:||Wednesday 8 January 2003|
|Operator:||THY Turkish Airlines|
|C/n / msn:|| E.3241|
|First flight:|| 1994-03-04 (8 years 10 months)|
|Engines:|| 4 Lycoming LF507-1F|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 70 / Occupants: 75|
|Total:||Fatalities: 75 / Occupants: 80 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Diyarbakir Airport (DIY) (Turkey)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport (IST/LTBA), Turkey|
|Destination airport:||Diyarbakir Airport (DIY/LTCC), Turkey|
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LTCC 081750Z 00000KT 3500 R34/3500D BR FEW040 SCT100 05/03 Q1021 NOSIG=
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Distance from Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport to Diyarbakir Airport as the crow flies is 1028 km (642 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networks opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.