Pegasus Airlines 737 Runway Excursion - Front Of Aircraft Dislocated

Pegasus Airlines #2193 from Izmir to Istanbul suffered a runway excursion… it appears to be a pretty bad one.

https://twitter.com/Hsn_Erydn/status/1225078909898821637

Three people have died and 179 are injured after the aircraft fell 20 meters/60 feet.

https://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20200205-0

They also just had a runway excursion at the same Istanbul airport last month:

http://avherald.com/h?article=4d1a5fd9&opt=0

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Second time this year at this airport same company and type of aircraft.
In 2018 they had same type of accident at Trabzon, same type of aircraft.

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What exactly is a runway excursion?

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Gosh this is terrible. My thoughts are with everyone affected, and I hope that it isn’t as bad as it looks.

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They go off the runway during landing/roll out.
Often weather related.

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Exactly what I was thinking!


Hope everyone is ok, especially the pilots since their cockpit is upside down!

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Oh ok, sad to see this happen

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Wow. How’d that happen? Hope they are all ok!

Pegasus and their runway excursions… 😬
Hoping everyone is ok.

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Holy crickey. I hope everyone is okay!

Could someone please save and send the picture? I can’t access Twitter 🙂

This isn’t the one from Twitter as its a video, but here is a pic from another source

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Jesus Christ that’s just broken off! 😱

I hope they are all well.

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Definitely a hull loss indecent. Hope everyone’s ok. If what y’all are saying about this happening before, then it really makes you question the airline…

Looks like there is some bad weather there with a thunderstorm. I’m assuming it slided off the runway!


Here’s another picture!

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Source: https://www.straitstimes.com/world/middle-east/plane-overruns-runway-at-istanbuls-sabiha-gokcen-airport-report

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Another angle of the aircraft, looks like they’ve flipped over the front.

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Yep, can’t help but think that there are major issues with this airline.

Whether it’s poor training or pilot fatigue, I don’t know but there must be an investigation surely.

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All of their 3 excursions incidents were with 737s. Just coincidence or? They operate a mixed fleet of A320 and 737.
I flew with them 2 years ago, pretty good flights

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Poor weather

METAR

LTFJ 051520Z 29022G37KT 240V330 7000 -TSRA FEW017CB BKN025 BKN070 11/09 Q0992 RESHRA NOSIG=

  • Wind from 290, 22 gust 37 kts
  • Light to moderate thunderstorm with rain
  • Rescent rainshower
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That doesn’t look pretty. I really hope that all goes well for all the souls on that flight. @Chatta290, spot on, three runway excursions is too much considering that this is the 2nd such incident this year. It’ll be interesting to see the findings of the investigation.

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Appears to be no deaths. The aircraft apparently fell 20 meters/60 feet after the overrun.

https://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20200205-0

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