Training plane crash in Turkish Mediterranean kills 2
Crash of civilian training plane in province of Antalya also seriously injured 1, says governor
Two people died in a plane crash in Turkey's Mediterranean region, officials said Monday.
Munir Karaloglu, governor of the Antalya province, told Anadolu Agency that three people were also injured when a civilian training plane went down in the Manavgat district shortly after take off.
The pilot, retired Capt. Levent Arslan, died in the crash. He was a former Turkish military officer.
Also, Ataberk Gokmen, a student of Istanbul Bilgi University, died in the crash.
Another student of the university, Devrim Gun, is being treated at a hospital.
The cause of the crash is so far unknown.
There will be an official investigation, the governor added.
* Writing by Can Erozden and Dilara Hamit