Turkey: A Dead One From Iconium Fighter Crash · Global Voices

A fighter aircraft crash in Turkey at noon Thursday (14.03.2024) resulting in a man losing his life. According to Turkey’s Ministry of Defence a NF-5 type fighter aircraft crashed in Iconium around 12:51 (local time) and there is one dead. In particular, the Turkish NF-5 fighter was performing an educational flight when for unclear reasons it fell into an area of Iconium Air Force Base, where a Turkish Air Force officer was working, which was eventually killed. Konya’da eğitim uçuşu yapan Hava Kuvvetlerimize ait bir NF-5 uçağımız saat 12.51’de henüz bilinmeyen bir Nedenle kaza kırıma uğramıştır. Kaza kırıma uğrayan uçağımızın pilotu atlayarak kurtulmuş, hastaneye sevk edilmiştir. Uçağın düştüğü bölgede pist onarım çalışması yapan… — T.C. Millî Savunma Bakanlığı (@tcsavunma) The announcement of the Turkish Ministry of Defence states that the pilot is safe and has been taken to hospital, while an investigation has already been initiated to investigate the causes and conditions under which the accident took place.

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