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Last updated: 14 November 2018
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Datum:Donnerstag 29 Dezember 1994
Zeit:15:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B734 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-4Y0
Fluggesellschaft:THY Turkish Airlines
Kennzeichen: TC-JES
Werknummer: 26074/2376
Baujahr: 1992-09-25 (2 years 3 months)
Triebwerk: 2 CFMI CFM56-3C1
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 52 / Insassen: 69
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 57 / Insassen: 76
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:4 km (2.5 Meilen) von Van Airport (VAN) (   Türkei)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Ankara-Esenboga Airport (ESB/LTAC), Türkei
Flug nach:Van Airport (VAN/LTCI), Türkei
Flugnummer: 278
Unfallbericht:
Flight TK278 struck a hill at 5700 feet amsl while on a second runway 03 VOR/DME approach in bad weather (900 m visibility, reducing to 300 m in driving snow).

Informationsquelle:
» Scramble 188


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Distance from Ankara-Esenboga Airport to Van Airport as the crow flies is 902 km (564 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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