Workers Remove the Wreckage of the Pegasus Plane that Crashed in Istanbul, Turkey
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Turkey will investigate two pilots for possible negligence after their plane skidded off an Istanbul runway, killing three passengers, state media reported Thursday.
A total of 174 passengers and six crew were injured after the Boeing 737, operated by Turkish low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines, flew into Sabiha Gokcen airport from the western city of Izmir late on Wednesday.
Istanbul's prosecutor will look into the pilots on suspicion of causing death and injury through negligence, the TRT broadcaster reported.
The pilots are among those hospitalized and will give statements to police after their treatment is complete, the channel added. (AFP)