Explosion on plane at Istanbul airport kills one


The plane was on the ground but this sure sounds like someone was trying to plant a bomb on the airline, not necessarily meaning the cleaning persons who for all we know, may have stumbled on this explosive. Of course, this is speculation at this point.

Explosion on plane at Istanbul airport kills one

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Dec. 23 (UPI) – An explosion on an aircraft at an Istanbul airport killed a person cleaning the plane Wednesday.

A second person was injured in the incident where aircraft are parked at Sabiha Gokcen airport, Istanbul’s secondary airport. Authorities have yet to determine if a bomb detonated on the Pegasus Airlines plane.

Some witnesses said they heard three successive explosive noises. Zehra Yamac, 30, was cleaning the plane at the time and died of head injuries. A second cleaning staff person, Canan Burgulu, was injured and hospitalized.

No passengers were on the plane at the time of the explosion, and airport personnel released a statement indicating the incident had no effect on the airport’s takeoff and landing schedule.



perhaps the cleaning person found something on the plane and it might have been a bomb or perhaps were planting one. I guess we should wait for further news. If this was a bomb, I am thankful more people were not killed.


Prayers for the dead and injured…

Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name.
Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses,
As we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women
And blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God,
Pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,
As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be world without end. Amen.


Praying for the deceased & injured & their families.


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