Plane skids off runway on Black Sea coast in Turkey

Plane skids off runway on Black Sea coast in Turkey

All the people on board survived the incident.

The incident happened on Saturday night at Trabzon airport in north-east Turkey.

Dramatic images from CNN Turk broadcaster showed the plane dangerously hanging off a cliff several metres from the Black Sea, its wheels stuck in mud.

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

Emergency services said all passengers were evacuated safely. "There was panic, people shouting, screaming", she told state-run news agency Anadolu.

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"We tilted to the side, the front was down while the plane's rear was up".

All of the 168 people on board of the aircraft were able to safely evacuate the aircraft, according to the flight operator, low-priced carrier Pegasus Airlines.

Incredibly all 162 passengers were evacuated from the flight - which had flown from Ankara, Turkey's capital - with no serious injuries.

According to reports the aircraft flying from Ankara to Trabzon went off the tarmac after landing and came to a halt just short of the edge of the sea.

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