Turkey plane: At least one dead, 150 hurt as jet skids off runway

It seems amazing that anyone walked away from a plane crash in Istanbul.

The 737 jet broke into three pieces after ploughing off the end of a runway in bad weather.

But so far – it seems – all bar one passenger survived.

Sky’s Ali Fortescue reports.

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Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country located mainly on the Anatolian Peninsula in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeastern Europe.

Istanbul, which straddles Europe and Asia, is the country’s largest city, while Ankara is the capital. The majority of the population identifies as Turkish, around 20% identify as Kurdish.

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