The Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800 that crashed on approach at Amsterdam's Schiphol International Airport had been in service for six years. As modern airlines go, Turkish Airlines does not have a good accident record, having experienced two fatal crashes in the last ten years, according to Flightglobal's safety and operations editor David Learmount.
See this video where he considers the causes of the Turkish Airlines Boeing 737 crash and discusses the similarities with last year's British Airways Boeing 777 accident at London's Heathrow.
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