A fully-booked Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 overrun the runway, went down an embankment and came to stop just close to eastern black sea. The Boeing 737-800, registration TC-CPF, flight #PC-8622 from Turkish capital Ankara to Trabzon, with 162 passengers and 6 crew skidded on landing and overrun the runway at 23:26 LT.
Aircraft sustained substantial damages, but passengers were evacuated safely by emergency slide with only 3 suffered minor injuries.
Cause of the incident is not known yet, but it was raining at the time of the incident.
Airport remains closed for flight operations as emergency and rescue operations are expected to go on for days.