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In pictures: Three dead after Pegasus Airlines skids on runway and catches fire

The Boeing 737 operated by Turkish low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines carrying 177 passengers and six crew members, skidded off the runway at an Istanbul airport and split into three after landing in rough weather.

In pictures: Three dead after Pegasus Airlines skids on runway and catches fire
Rescuers work to extract passengers from the crash of a Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737 airplane, after it skidded off the runway upon landing at Sabiha Gokcen airport in Istanbul on February 5, 2020. Image: AFP
In pictures: Three dead after Pegasus Airlines skids on runway and catches fire
Pegasus airlines boeing 737 plane after it skidded off the runway at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen airport. Image: AFP
In pictures: Three dead after Pegasus Airlines skids on runway and catches fire
The crash site of a Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737 airplane, after it skidded off the runway upon landing at Sabiha Gokcen airport in Istanbul on February 5, 2020. Image: AFP
In pictures: Three dead after Pegasus Airlines skids on runway and catches fire

The crash site of a Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737 airplane, after it skidded off the runway upon landing at Sabiha Gokcen airport in Istanbul on February 5, 2020. Image: AFP

In pictures: Three dead after Pegasus Airlines skids on runway and catches fire
A police officer stands guard as rescuers work to extract passengers from the crash of a Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737 airplane, after it skidded off the runway upon landing at Sabiha Gokcen airport in Istanbul on February 5, 2020. Image: AFP
In pictures: Three dead after Pegasus Airlines skids on runway and catches fire
Rescuers work to extract passengers from the crash of a Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737 airplane, after it skidded off the runway upon landing at Sabiha Gokcen airport in Istanbul on February 5, 2020. Image: AFP
In pictures: Three dead after Pegasus Airlines skids on runway and catches fire
Part of the damaged engine of the Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737 airplane is seen on the ground, after it skidded off the runway upon landing at Sabiha Gokcen airport in Istanbul on February 5, 2020. Image: AFP