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Plane skids off runway in Turkey, barely misses sliding into sea

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A commercial plane narrowly missed plunging into the Black Sea after skidding off a runway in Turkey.
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‘It's a miracle we escaped': Plane skids off runway in Turkey, teeters on water's edge

‘It's a miracle we escaped': Plane skids off runway in Turkey, teeters on water's edge

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A passenger plane trying to land in Turkey this weekend made a heart-stopping skid off a runway, ending up halfway down a steep slope at a perilous angle, feet from the Black Sea.
No passengers or crew members on the Pegasus Airlines flight were seriously injured, Turkish officials reported Sunday.
Yuksel Gordu, a passenger, told the official news agency Anadolu that no words could describe the fear of those on board, according to The Associated Press.
“It's a miracle we escaped,” he said. “We could have burned, exploded, flown into the sea.”
“Thank God for this,” he added. “I feel like...
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Jetliner skids off runway, nearly into Black Sea in Turkey

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Passengers on a Pegasus Airlines flight found themselves just feet from the sea after their Boeing 737 skidded off the runway and down an embankment at Turkey's Trabzon Airport.
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