Date: February 27, 1988
Time: 10:25
Location: Near Ercan, Cyprus
Operator: Talia Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: Istanbul - Ercan
AC Type: Boeing B-727-2H9A
Registration: TC-AKD
cn / ln: 20930/1044
Aboard: 15   (passengers:9  crew:6)
Fatalities: 15   (passengers:9  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into mountain 20 kms E of Kyrenia Turkey while on approach. Crew error. Pilot discontinued IFR approach and descended ignoring mountains ahead. Realizing his mistake, he tried to climb and turn left but struck the mountain.

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