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The Spokesman-Review Newspaper Police secure the region as rescue people and firefighters round the wreckage of a plane after it skidded from the runway at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen Airport, in Istanbul, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. The plane skidded from the runway, crashing right into a field and breaking into pieces. Authorities said at the least 52 everyone was injured, and passengers had been seen evacuating through the cracks into the plane. (Emrah Gurel / AP) ISTANBUL – a airliner that is turkish off a runway, crashed into a ditch and broke apart while landing in bad weather in Istanbul Wednesday, killing three individuals and injuring dozens more. Passengers had to scramble through the split fuselage to flee. The aircraft, operated by low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines, was coming to Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport through the western Turkish town of Izmir with 183 people and crew up to speed when it had just what the Transportation Ministry called a “rough landing.”