Pegasus airplane out of runway, Trabzon Pegasus Airlines Turkey 

Pegasus aircraft skids off runway in Trabzon, Turkey

The Boeing 737-800 of the low cost airline carried 168 people on board, 3 of them suffered minor injuries. A Boeing 737-800 plane and TC-CPF registration, belonging to Pegasus Airlines, was carrying out the PC-8622 Flight between the cities of Ankara and Trabzon, in Turkey, on the night of yesterday, when it suffered an accident when landing. The aircraft took off at 10:10 pm local time from Ankara Esenboğa International Airport (ESB), bound for Trabzon Airport (TZX), located in the city of the same name in the northeast of the…

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Alexander Akopov AtlasGlobal Turkey 

Pilot receives recognition for landing in bad shape

A pilot made a hard landing with the windshield broken because of a strong hail. The last Thursday, a pilot of the Turkish airline AtlasGlobal made a landing in bad conditions when a sudden storm with hail the size of golf balls destroyed the windshield and nose of the aircraft. The Airbus A320 was operating a flight to Erkan, Cyprus when the severe storm struck the aircraft. The Ukrainian Captain Alexander Akopov was able to made a landing literally “blind” at the Istanbul Ataturk Airport, saving the lives of 121 passengers and six crew…

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