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Two passenger jets collide at Ataturk airport in Istanbul

15 May 2018

According to Asiana, the plane was moving on the taxi way at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport at around 5:30 p.m. local time.

No one was hurt in the accident, which resulted in a fire on the Turkish twin-engine jet after the force of the strike caused it to skid on the runway.

"It sounded like a bomb going off and the whole plane seemed to tilt over. For a second I actually thought "that is it, that is the tip of my life".

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"My sister Clare Chambers was on this Turkish Airlines plane in Istanbul yesterday, now tailless", Facebook user Pete Young posted on Monday.

The Airbus A330 of airline of South Korea's Asiana touched the wing of the A321 aircraft belonging to Turkish Airlines.

The passengers of both aircraft were not injured.

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The Asiana A330 was due to depart for South Korea, but the flight was cancelled.

The airplane could have been ready for boarding forward a journey to an unknown vacation spot. An investigation has been launched to determine who was at fault.

Istanbul Atatürk Airport is the principle worldwide airport for Istanbul and the largest in Turkey by complete variety of passengers served.

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The airport's fire service attended the scene, but no injuries were reported.

Two passenger jets collide at Ataturk airport in Istanbul