Trabzon Airport: Plane Skids Off Runway In Northern Turkey | HuffingtonPost

A Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737 passenger plane is seen struck in mud on an embankment, a day after skidding off the airstrip, after landing at Trabzon's airport on the Black Sea coast on January 14, 2018. A passenger plane late on January 13 skidded off the runway just metres away from the sea as it landed at Trabzon's airport in northern Turkey. The Pegasus Airlines flight, with 168 people on board, had taken off from Ankara on its way to the northern province of Trabzon. No casualties were reported. / AFP PHOTO / IHLAS NEWS AGENCY / STRINGER / Turkey OUT (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

Shocking images have emerged showing a plane which skidded off the runway and became stuck in mud on the edge of a cliff at a Turkish airport.

The Pegasus Airline’s Boeing 737 landing at Trabzon Airport in northern Turkey from the Turkish capital, Ankara.

It is not yet known what caused the incident.

TRABZON, TURKEY – JANUARY 14 : A Pegasus airplane is seen stuck in mud as it skidded off the runway after landing in Trabzon Airport, Turkey early Sunday on January 14, 2018. 162 passengers and crew on board were safely evacuated. (Photo by Stringer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

None of the 162 passengers and crew on board were injured in the incident, Trabzon governor Yucel Yavuz said.

TRABZON, TURKEY – JANUARY 14 : A Pegasus airplane carrying 162 passengers is seen stuck in mud as it skidded off the runway after landing in Trabzon Airport, Turkey early Sunday on January 14, 2018. 162 passengers and crew on board were safely evacuated. (Photo by Tugba Yardimci/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

The airport was closed for several hours but has since reopened.

TRABZON, TURKEY – JANUARY 14 : A Pegasus airplane is seen stuck in mud as it skidded off the runway after landing in Trabzon Airport, Turkey early Sunday on January 14, 2018. 162 passengers and crew on board were safely evacuated. (Photo by Stringer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)