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Iranian Mahan Air crashes at Istanbul Atatürk Airport

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

mahan crash istanbulAn Iranian plane has crashed early morning today at Istanbul Atatürk Airport. Mahan Air’s Airbus A310-300 plane hit concrete barriers as it taxied to its parking position at the terminal building. The incident occurred at 8.30 a.m. local time [06.30 GMT].

The plane’s front wheel was damaged after it failed to stop and passengers were evacuated. No injuries have been reported so far.

A ground operations bus was also wedged underneath the damaged nose of the plane.

The cause of the crash remains unknown.

Source: AA

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