Plane crash kills 56 in Turkey
A Turkish plane with 56 people on board has crashed as it was preparing to land at an airport in the southwest of the country after an internal flight from Istanbul.
The authorities say the wreckage of the aircraft, operated by the private carrier, Atlasjet, has been located.
There are no reports of survivors. The MacDonnell Douglas 82 carrying 49 passengers and seven crew disapparead from radar early today as the pilot said he was descending to land at Isparta airport.
Local police and paramilitary troops have gone to the scene, while two helicopters were sent from the capital, Ankara, to help in the operation.