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Date:Saturday 22 April 2000
Time:ca 14:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic RJ70 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro RJ70
Operator:THY Turkish Airlines
Registration: TC-THL
MSN: E1249
First flight: 1996-06-11 (3 years 11 months)
Total airframe hrs:7200
Engines: 4 Lycoming LF507-1F
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 42
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 46
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Siirt Airport (SXZ) (   Turkey)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ankara (unknown airport), Turkey
Destination airport:Siirt Airport (SXZ/LTCL), Turkey
Flightnumber: 774
The aircraft (named 'Kahramanmaras') overran the wet runway on landing.

Runway excursion

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photo of Avro-RJ70-TC-THL
accident date: 22-04-2000
type: Avro RJ70
registration: TC-THL
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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