Many people have been left in a state of shock after a plane carrying passengers skidded off the runway before bursting into flames.
A passenger plane has skidded off the runway and burst into flames at an Istanbul airport on Wednesday afternoon.
According to Dailymail
, the internal flight from Izmir-Istanbul was touching down at Sabiha Gokcen airport in Turkey's capital when the plane overshot the landing.
Television footage shows serious damage to the fuselage, with passengers being evacuated through the cracks.
The plane belonging to Pegagus airlines arrived from the city of Izmir, private NTV television reported.
NTV television said the plane skidded off the runway and crashed into a road.
Turkish media report that the botched landing caused damage to the aircraft's fuselage. The fuselage appears to have broken into three pieces.