03:41 GMT29 January 2020
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    ANKARA (Sputnik) - Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport has been temporarily shut down after a passenger plane slid off a runway earlier on Tuesday, Turkey’s NTV channel reported.

    The airport is closed for flights until 11:20 a.m. local time (08:20 GMT), according to Turkey’s NTV channel.

    No one was reportedly injured in the plane incident, while further details remain unknown.

    According to media reports, the Boeing 737-800 from Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, operated by Turkish low-cost airline Pegasus, skidded as it landed early in the morning.

    ​There were no injuries and all passengers were safely evacuated.

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