BaliMorris
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Turkish Team Fear For Lives In Mid-air...

Mon Jun 17, 2002 7:37 am

http://fifaworldcup.yahoo.com/en/020616/2/136p.html

Miyagi/Japan (dpa) - Severe turbulence on the flight from South Korea to Japan left some members of the Turkish national football team fearing for their lives. Panic spread as the aircraft twice fell several hundred metres without warning.

According to Turkish media reports, striker Hasan Sas (Galatasaray) was particularly ill and received medical treatment on board. It was four minutes before the situation was back under control. "I thought I was going to die", said Football Associatioin President Haluk Ulusoy after landing in Sendai.
 
Snoopy
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RE: Turkish Team Fear For Lives In Mid-air...

Mon Jun 17, 2002 1:47 pm

Well, if they lose against Japan (which my Japanese colleagues say is a distinct possibility) they will have an excuse all ready.  Wink/being sarcastic
 
kj76
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RE: Turkish Team Fear For Lives In Mid-air...

Mon Jun 17, 2002 4:58 pm

Does anyone know what plane it was? I know it was private but was it a big carrier?

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