Pegasus Airlines has disclosed that a Boeing 737-800 suffered a runway excursion while landing in poor weather at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport.

The aircraft (TC-CCK) had been arriving from Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates, as flight PC747.

It conducted its approach to runway 06 at about 09:10 on 7 January.

NOTAM information states that runway 06/24 was subsequently closed to all traffic.

Pegasus states that all passengers and crew safely disembarked from the aircraft, with no injuries.

“The necessary investigations have begun,” it adds.

Video images purportedly from the scene of the incident indicates the aircraft came to rest on grass, with its evacuation slides deployed and the left-hand side of its fuselage badly discoloured.

Pegasus has not indicated whether the aircraft sustained damage.

Meteorological data for Sabiha Gokcen airport at the time of the incident indicates winds from north-east at 24kt but gusting to 36kt, accompanied by rain showers.

Cirium fleets data lists TC-CCK as having been delivered new to Pegasus in 2008, and re-introduced to the Pegasus fleet in 2018 after a period on lease to its Kyrgyz joint-venture carrier Air Manas.