Plane hangs horrifyingly close to Black Sea after runway slip (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

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Photographs from the scene showed the plane, which departed from the Turkish capital of Ankara on Saturday evening, stuck in the frozen mud.

The Pegasus Airlines flight descended into chaos when it tried to land at the ice covered Trabzon Airport in Turkey.

A Boeing 737-800 of Turkey's Pegasus Airlines after skidding off the runway downhill towards the sea at the airport in Trabzon, Turkey.

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Passengers panicked. "We tilted to the side, the front was down while the plane's rear was up". All 162 people on board were evacuated and no one was injured during the scare. "There was panic, people shouting, screaming", she told state-run news agency Anadolu. No passengers or crew were hurt, Turkish media reported on Sunday.

"All 162 passengers, 2 pilots and 4 cabin crew have been disembarked safely from the aircraft". Yavuz said the cause of the incident was not yet known and the airport was closed until 08:00 a.m. local (05:00 GMT).

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