- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: April 07, 1999
Time: 00:33
Location: Near Ceyhan, Turkey
Operator: Turkish Airlines (THY)
Flight #: 5904
Route: Adana - Ciddah
AC Type: Boeing 737-4Q8
Registration: TC-JEP
cn / ln: 25378/2732
Aboard: 6   (passengers:0  crew:6)
Fatalities: 6   (passengers:0  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft departed Adana to pick up Turkish pilgrims. The plane crashed 9 minutes after taking off in poor weather conditions. Severe weather probably contributed to the cause of the accident. Pitot anti-icing system was probably not activated because of missed checklist items. The crew failed to recognize the cause of erratic airspeed indications and failed to use other cockpit indications for control and recovery of the aircraft.
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