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Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800 crash at Amsterdam
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Friday, 27 February 2009 14:47

At least nine people were killed and 50 others injured when a Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800 crashed while about to land at Schiphol Airport at Amsterdam.

The crash occurred on flight TK1951 from Istanbul to Amsterdam. There were 135 person on board. The plane split into three parts after it hit the ground around 3 km short of the runway and the cause of the crash is still unclear.

Two pilots and a pilot trainee were believed to be among the dead.

Anita McNaught, Al Jazeera's correspondent in Ankara, said there was speculation that the crash was the result of a "misjudged approach", although she stressed it was impossible to establish what caused the accident before examining the in-flight recorders.

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Turkish Airlines B737 crash at Amsterdam




Turkish Airlines ATC recordings before crash

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