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Date:Wednesday 15 July 2020
Time:22:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic B350 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B300 King Air 350i
Operator:Turkish Police
Registration: EM-809
MSN: FL-896
First flight: 2015
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:30 km (18.8 mls) SW of Van-Ferit Melen Airport (VAN) (   Turkey)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Van-Ferit Melen Airport (VAN/LTCI), Turkey
Destination airport:Van-Ferit Melen Airport (VAN/LTCI), Turkey
Narrative:
A Beechcraft B300 King Air 350i surveillance aircraft impacted Mount Artos as it was returning to Van-Ferit Melen Airport in Turkey following a mission. All 7 on board were killed.

Sources:
» goklerdeyiz.net


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