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Istanbul airport closed after private jet crashes with five onboard

A private jet, carrying five people, onboard has crashed and burst into flames at Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport.

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Istanbul airport closed after private jet crashes with five onboard
Firefighters attempt to extinguish a burning private airplane after crashing at Ataturk Airport on September 21, 2017 in Istanbul.
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A private jet, carrying five people, onboard has crashed and burst into flames at Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport on Thursday.
As per local media reports, the jet, heading to the Ercan Airport in northern Cyprus, crashed after reporting a malfunction as it was taking off.

The police said that the jet's two pilots, a cabin crew member and a passenger were slightly injured in the crash.

Istanbul Airport 'was closed after the incident, later the Turkish Airlines later informed that both runways at the airport were now operational. 

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