Three Turkish soldiers were killed after a CASA-type military training plane crashed in Turkey’s Central Anatolian province of Isparta on Jan. 17, APA reported citing Hurriyet Daily News.
Isparta Governor Sehmus GunaydÄ±n has confirmed that two pilots and one technician were killed in the crash, which occurred in a rural area of Isparta’s Yalvac district.
GunaydÄ±n said the cause of the crash is still unknown but noted that weather conditions were foggy during the flight.
The Turkish Armed Forces issued a statement after the crash, saying the debris of the plane and the bodies of the three on board had been reached.
“On Jan. 17, 2018, a CN-235 CASA-type military transport aircraft departed at 11:03 a.m. from the Eskisehir Main Jet Base Command with two pilots and one technician in charge of planned flight training. Contact with the plane was cut at around 12:50 p.m. and a rescue operation was started. At around 14:30 p.m. we reached the debris of the plane to the north of Lake Egirdir, as well as the bodies of our three heroic soldiers,” the statement said.