Eight found guilty in Turkey's 2007 plane crash case

World Focus Airlines passenger plane crashed in Turkey’s southwest province of Isparta in 2007, leaving 57 people dead, including seven crew members.

Eight found guilty in Turkey's 2007 plane crash case
World Bulletin / News Desk
 
Eight World Focus Airlines personnel were found guilty in a criminal case involving the 2007 plane crash in Turkey that left 57 people dead. 

 Yavuz Cizmeci, a business partner at the airline company, Director General Aydin Kiziltan and training director Ismail Tasdelen received prison terms of 11 years and 8 months each for “negligent homicide." 

Meanwhile, the company's maintenance director, Fikri Zafer Dincer, received a prison sentence of 5 years and 10 months and the flight's pilots, Vedat Ors and Recep Degirmencioglu, received 2 years and 6 months each for “false testimony.” 

The former Director General of Civil Aviation Ali Ariduru and the deputy Director General Oktay Erdagi each received prison terms of 1 year and 8 months after being convicted of “misconduct in office.”

A World Focus Airlines passenger plane crashed in Turkey’s southwest province of Isparta in 2007, leaving 57 people dead, including seven crew members. 

 

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