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Jet comes to stop on cliff, nearly lands in sea in Turkey

Posted at 1:20 PM, Jan 14, 2018

A passenger jet in Turkey nearly fell into the sea on Saturday after coming to a rest on a cliff after skidding off the runway, the BBC reported. 

According ot the BBC, The Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 with 168 passengers and crew was supposed to land at Trabzon when the plane skidded on the runway and nearly fell into the Black Sea. 

There was reportedly panic on board of the plane before the passengers escaped. No one was injured on board of the flight. 

"We tilted to the side. The front was down while the plane's rear was up. There was panic, people shouting, screaming," passenger Fatma Gordu told the Turkish state news agency.