Passengers Leave Damaged Plane in Istanbul

Pegasus Airlines flight 2193 overran the runway and crashed at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen International Airport on February 5, according to local media reports.

Istanbul’s governor, Ali Yerlikaya, said that 177 passengers were on board the flight and at least 21 people were injured in the crash. The airport was closed to traffic after the incident.

Videos shared to social media show the plane split into several pieces near a roadway. The airport was closed to traffic after the incident.

Video filmed by Neslihan Eryıldır shows passengers exiting the damaged aircraft and walking toward the airport before the arrival of emergency responders. Credit: Neslihan Eryıldır via Storyful