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Turkish Airlines CEO announces Istanbul's Ataturk airport reopens after jet crash

Posted 21 September 2017 · Add Comment

Istanbul Ataturk airport has reopened to traffic today after a private jet crashed on the runway, reports Reuters.

The private jet crashed after reporting a malfunction as it was taking off. The flight was heading to the Ercan airport in northern Cyprus.

Police said the jet's two pilots, a cabin crew member and a passenger were slightly injured in the crash. The jet had briefly burst into flames after crashing, causing traffic at the airport to be suspended.

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