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Angry scenes as relatives visit Turkish crash site

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Angry scenes as relatives visit Turkish crash site


Distraught relatives of passengers who died in a plane crash in Turkey have visited the site where the aircraft came down. All 57 people on board the AtlasJet flight died in the accident. It is still not clear what caused the crash. Weather conditions were said to have been normal and the McDonnell Douglas jet had no known technical problems.

The plane was on a domestic flight between Istanbul and Isparta early this morning when it disappeared off the radar as it approached its destination.

The black boxes which record flight information have been recovered and their data is now being analysed.

The family member of one of the victims says he
and other relatives rushed from the airport to the crash scene when they discovered where it was.

Some vented their anger on authorities amid the wreckage while others struggled with security forces trying to hold them back.

It is understood all the bodies have been recovered.

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