A Cessna 650 Citation 7 jet has crashed at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey bursting into flames after speeding off the runway
The pilot of the jet is believed to have died according to local press while three others have been injured in the fiery crash.
Shock videos taken near the airport show fire raging and smoke billowing high into the sky.
The plane crash-landed at the airport and caught fire when it rumbled off the runway.
Flight trackers AirLive said the Cyprus-bound plane had been attempting to return to the airport due to a “failure alarm”. A tire had then exploded during landing.
They said: “According to first reports, the plane departed Istanbul to Cyprus and tried to return with failure alarm triggered. The tire exploded during landing attempt.”
EDIT: The perished pilot was the captain. They were 3 pilots onboard. Remaing crew member and people are injured (Thanks @Samet_Ozturk)