Training aircraft Cessna 172S with two people disappeared in Turkey

Cessna 172STraining aircraft Cessna 172S disappeared in Denizli Province in Turkey. The aircraft departs from Aydinwith 2 people on board and fell in Baskarc─▒ Mahallesi region. The accident was reported to State Aviation Authority, which organized search and rescue operations. Police officers and firefighters were dispatched at the area and after short search found the wreckage. it is not yet clear if the pilot and student had survived during the accident, as both were not yet identified.

Investigation for the root cause of the accident is under way. The aircraft was performing training flight in dense fog. The bad weather condition also worsen the search and rescue operations.

The local authorities are not disclosing more details about the accident.

The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is an American four-seat, single-engine, high wing, fixed-wing aircraft made by the Cessna Aircraft Company. First flown in 1955, more 172s have been built than any other aircraft. Measured by its longevity and popularity, the Cessna 172 is the most successful aircraft in history. Cessna delivered the first production model in 1956 and as of 2015, the company and its partners had built more than 44,000. The aircraft remains in production today.