Plane Breaks Apart After Skidding Off Istanbul Runway

A plane overran a runway and crashed at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen International Airport on February 5, local media reported.

Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya said 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 Pegasus Airlines aircraft split into several pieces near a roadway. The airport was closed to traffic after the incident. Credit: Erdal Yol via Storyful