Mortar rounds reportedly caused Dec. 23 explosion at Istanbul airport

Turkish news agency Anadolu has reported that mortar rounds fired near Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport on Dec. 23 led to the explosion that killed one cleaning staff member and injured another on board a Pegasus Airlines aircraft. An investigation has revealed four mortar rounds were fired from a...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.