Passenger plane skids off runway at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen Airport

Passenger plane skids off runway at Istanbul
# 07 January 2020 11:44 (UTC +04:00)

All flights in and out of Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen Airport were halted temporarily on Tuesday after a Pegasus Boeing 737 airplane skidded off a runway, APA reports citing Daily Sabah.

According to initial reports, the airplane was arriving from United Arab Emirates' Sharjah as it slid off the runway while landing.

No injuries have been reported.

Authorities halted all flights at the airport as rescue teams were still at the scene. All incoming traffic was diverted to other nearby airports.