Turkish Airlines Flight 158
A Turkish Airlines Boeing 727-200 similar to the one involved.
|Date||January 16, 1983|
|Summary||Runway undershot due to bad weather conditions|
|Site||near Ankara Esenboğa Airport, Turkey
|Aircraft type||Boeing 727-2F2|
|Flight origin||Paris Orly Airport, France|
|Stopover||Istanbul Yeşilköy Airport, Turkey|
|Destination||Ankara Esenboğa Airport, Turkey|
Turkish Airlines Flight 158 was a Boeing 727-2F2 operated by the Turkish Airlines, registration TC-JBR, named Afyon, on an international scheduled flight from Paris Orly Airport via Istanbul Yeşilköy Airport to Ankara Esenboğa Airport that landed on January 16, 1983 about 50 m (160 ft) short of the runway at its destination airport in driving snow, broke up and caught fire.
It was the fourth deadliest aviation accident in Turkey at the time.
Crew and passengers