Saturday, September 29, 2012

Pilot killed in plane crash in Turkish capital

ANKARA, September 29 (Xinhua) -- A small civilian plane on Saturday crashed in Turkey's capital of Ankara after hitting power lines, killing the pilot and injuring the co-pilot, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported.

The Cessna 170 plane crashed into the garden of a house in the Esenboga suburb near Ankara's international airport with no report of casualties on the ground.

The co-pilot, with serious injuries, was rushed to a nearby hospital.

The plane was registered to an Istanbul-based aviation club.

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