Dramatic images of miraculous escape of airline metres away from Black Sea

Pegasus Plane left precariously dangling off cliff

Pegasus Plane left precariously dangling off cliff

162 passengers and crew were on board the plane - all were evacuated safely by emergency services.

The private carrier Pegasus Airlines' Boeing 737-800 departed from Ankara late on January 13.

A Boeing 737 for Pegasus Airways skidded off the runway of Trabzon Airport and dangled precariously over a cliff that fell into the Black Sea. No passengers or crew were hurt, Turkish media reported on Sunday.

Trabzon Gov. Yucel Yavuz said that investigators were trying to determine why the plane had left the runway.

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State-run Anadolu news agency said there was panic on board as the plane went out of control before finally getting stuck in the mud, according to the BBC. The cause of the incident is still being investigated, BBC reports.

"We stayed inside the plane for at least 20 minutes waiting for someone to help us", said one of the passengers.

A passenger jet has skidded off a runway in northern Turkey.

The airport was temporarily shut before reopening on Sunday morning.

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