Turkish pilot asks permission for extra landing

Politics Materials 26 February 2009 19:43 (UTC +04:00)

Turkey, Ankara, Feb. 26 / Trend , A.Alaskarov/

The reason for Turkish Airline crash in the Schiphol airport in Amsterdam is being investigated.

There was no technical problem and the plane started landing at 11:30. According to the Hurriyet daily, Pilot Hasan Tahsin Arisan asked flying control officer permission for an extra landing

There were 127 passengers and seven members on the board, out of which 71 are Turkish citizens. Six passengers and three pilots were killed, 84 wounded, of which six are in serious condition. The names of most of the passengers declared. There are not the Azerbaijanis among the passengers. However, the identity of some passengers has not yet been established.

The injured passengers were hospitalized. The airborne recorder from the crashed Turkish Boeing sent to Paris for investigation.